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
Two rock crystal snuff bottles, 19th century, the first, a compressed bottle, well carved with flowers, the carver using the colour inclusions in the stone to enhance the decoration, the second bottle incised overall with shou characters, well hollowed, in
Two Chinese quartz snuff bottles, Late Qing Dynasty to Republic Period 6.5 cm, 5.3 cm (2). Provenance: Purchased at. Y.F. Yang & Company in Hong Kong and Lawson's Auction in the 1980s and early 1990s. Y.F. Yang & Company; Lawson's Auction
A Chinese quartz crystal snuff bottle, in clear saginetic crystal with striking needles of black tourmaline, the body with a delightfully carved gold fish in high relief, surmounted with a red carnelian stopper and with a bone spoon. Height 6 cm
Two carved rock crystal snuff bottles 19th century, one carved with figures and aventurine quartz stopper the other carved with fish and cherry amber stopper small chips to each the figurative bottle 6.5 cm high
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
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