A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'Aubergine' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop, on a wooden stand, 7 cm high. Provenance: Acquired from Clare Chu for the Asian Art Studio, Los Ang
A Chinese 'Peking Glass' large snuff bottle, of flattened ovoid shape of frosted white glass overlaid with a layer of blood red glass carved with dragons and stiff leaf collar to reveal the white glass beneath; with hardstone pommel shape stopper with bras
A large Chinese hardstone snuff bottle, the flattened ovoid body carved in high relief with a dragon and phoenix, fitted with a tall white coral stopper of pommel shape with white metal ferrule fitted with a small bone spoon
A Chinese carved buffalo horn snuff bottle with mother-of-pearl, ivory, and hardstone inlays in the shape of a water gourd, Mid 20th century 6.5 cm. Provenance: Purchased in China in the late 1980s and early 1990s
Four snuff bottles, comprising a peach coloured glass bottle with red seal, a hardstone bottle with three applied koi fish, a jade bottle with applied cinnabar decoration and a blue and white porcelain snuff bottle (4), height of tallest 7.5 cm
Two hardstone snuff bottles, late 19th/20th century comprising one of whitish jade carved with the Hehe Erxian and a quail with corn; the other of agate carved from darker inclusions with sages in a landscape of pine and lingzhi fungus, stopppers (2) 5. 5
Three hardstone snuff bottles, 19th/20th century comprising an amethystine quartz bottle carved on either side with long tailed birds on rocks and flowering plants; a moss agate bottle with mask and ring handles, stoppers; and a rose quartz bottle carved w
A group of five hardstone snuff bottles, 19th/20th century, comprising one of malachite carved in low relief with archaistic dragons; one of turquoise matrix; one of rose quartz; another of lapis-lazuli, stoppers en suite; and a coral snuff bottle carved w
Four hardstone snuff bottles, 19th/20th century, comprising one of agate carved in low relief with a seated monk, the reverse with a large turnip; another of banded agate and octagonal form; a Mongolian mounted agate snuff bottle; and a white jade snuff bo
Twelve Chinese snuff bottles, including six in glass and crystal inside painted with landscape signed Zhou Loguan, child and animals signed Ye Zhong San, monkey signed Ma Shou-Hsan, one in amber signed Yeh Shao-San and others in agate, hardstone and enamel
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