A fine shadow agate snuff bottle of flattened rectangular form, the shoulders rounding to a cylindrical neck, supported on a raised and splayed foot rim with recessed base, the stone of light and dark brown colour with dramatic markings, very well hollowed. 5.7 cm tall without stopper. 1780-1860.
A very fine white jade buckle carved in high relief with endless knot and bats in each of the four corners, the reverse of the curved form with two buttons. 18th/19th Century. 3.25 inches x 2 inches x .3 inches thick.
A charming ivory model of a reclining boy, well carved with a pleasant expression on his face, a tuft of hair atop his head, wearing a loose fitting jacket with pants, his left hand raised and holding a plum blossom, the other across his lap with a reed, the material discoloured with age. Two character mark on base. 6.4 cm long. 5 cm tall. 19th Century.
An extremely rare archaic bronze stove and steamer on four legs intact and in excellent condition. This turtle form is well documented, although few complete examples exist.
8 inches long and 7.75 inches tall
A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form, molded with pseudo lion mask handles at the sides; painted in famille rose enamels with cranes and pine on one side, the reverse with cranes and prunus blossoms; the recessed base with a four-character Daoguang mark in iron red
A nephrite (jade) snuff bottle
of rectangular form carved with a smaller rectangular medallion centered on both faces, the surface otherwise left undecorated, the cream colour material well hollowed and with russet veins, supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base. 1780-1860. 2.25 inches without stopper.