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An interior painted glass snuff bottle, of flattened ovoid form, the semi translucent body simulating white jade, delicately painted on the interior of one side with bamboo growing beside rockwork, a signature in black and a red seal, stopper, 6.5 cm high.
Chinese carved pale green jade snuff bottle, of double gourd shape, carved with scrolling leaves and insects, together with a carved amethyst snuff bottle, with lapis lazuli lid, lid (A/F) (2), height 9 cm, 8 cm
Two Chinese carved rock crystal snuff bottles, 5.4 cm and 5.6 cm high (2). Provenance: Singapore private collection. Note: Bottles with faceted panels were made in majority of glass, and less frequently in jade and hard stone. The shape, popular during the
Two finely carved jade snuff bottles, with coral Stoppers, Chinese, 19th/20th century, the one carved with a young boy and bat, inscribed happiness & longevity, the other with a lion dog, height 6 cm, height 6.5 cm.
A Chinese carved jade snuff bottle, the circular cushion profile snuff bottle carved with flowers, buds and a bird, in modulating hues of celadon to bright emerald green with tan inclusions, with a pale jade stopper and spoon, height 5.5 cm
An enamelled and incised porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 1820-1900. the recessed base decorated with stylized clouds,, 6.5 cm high. Compare an identical bottle, see "Chinese snuff bottles from two private American collection"
Three Chinese jade snuff bottles, the ovoid bottles of cushion profile, in near white, mottled green and deep chocolate olive colours, with floral and bird engravings, without stoppers. Height 6.5 cm. and smaller
A carved square form jade snuff bottle on a low chamfered foot, inscribed on reverse, the longevity symbols of a figure carrying a fruiting peach branch & a bat hovering above, a turquoise & metal stopper, height 6 cm. Provenance: private South Afr
An eggplant shaped snuff bottle, well-hollowed with a spinach green jade Calyx, 19th century, the body carved from a stone of even tone with a blush of amber near the base of the vegetable, a fine smooth shape with a realistically carved stopper & sepa
An eggplant shaped snuff bottle, well-hollowed with a spinach green jade calyx, 19th century, the body carved from a stone of even white tone, a fine smooth vegetable shape realistically carved & separate piece of spinach green jade cap, a natural shape re
A grey jade snuff bottle with a agate stopper, carved with Quail, 19th/20th century, standing on a rock reaching for the millet, the reverse, using the natural stone, in the moonlight a gentleman walks across a bridge, height 6 cm. Provenance: private Sout
Two jade snuff bottles, white & celadon in tone, each carved with Auspicious Symbols, 19th/20th century, compressed spherical form & chamfered on shoulders , height 6 cm, height 6.3 cm. Provenance: private South African collection
A Chinese jade carved snuff bottle in high relief, of flattened ovoid shape, with the God of longevity seated under a pine tree, coral & metal stopper. Provenance: private South African collection. Height 8 cm
A Chinese white jade snuff bottle with a blush of colour, of flattened ovoid shape, carved head holding rings to the shoulder, with jade stopper. Provenance: private South African collection. Height 7 cm
A Chinese mottle-green jadeite snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 1770-1880, 6.1 cm high. Provenance: Private Collection in the States, acquired circa 1960s-1974, property from the estate of James H. Kelley, Christies New York, 15 September 2009, Lot 176, Hugh mo
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 gold ovoid snuff bottle, 20th century, with a fine repousse design of a birds and varies plants, with jadeite stopper, marked '22k' and a studio mark, 7 cm high. Provenance: The property of the late Sir Tristan and Lady Antico
A small jadeite snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty - Republic period, late 19th - early 20th century, finely carved with lion mask handles, a bird and lotus in low relief on one side, the well-polished and hollowed stone with pale and dark green inclusions, s
A fine ovoid jadeite snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty, late 19th-early 20th century, a good apple green colour supported on a small flat foot, nicely hollowed, silver and rose quartz stopper, 5 cm high. Provenance: The property of the late Sir Tristan and L
A white jade pebble snuff bottle, 18th-19th century, finely carved with fruiting leafy branches with russet highlights, well hollowed., 6 cm high. Provenance: The property of the late Sir Tristan and Lady Antico
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