A fine nephrite (jade) snuff bottle
lightly carved with butterflies, beetle, flowers and vines, the pebble form
well hollowed and of grayish green colour with russet markings highlighted
by the carving.
An ivory Guanyin wearing a finely carved hooded robe, holding a ruyi scepter in one hand, the other raised in a mudra, the hollow material with an insert in the base incised with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 6 3/8" tall. Late Qing Dynasty.
An agate snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form, supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base; the material of gray colour with black skin carved in high relief with a parrot and dog amidst pine and rockery
An icy-gray jadeite snuff bottle carved in the form of a double gourd with leaves and vines, an apple green area of the material carved as an insect, the vines extending to form the base
Early 20th Century
2.2 inches without stopper
A fine large Chinese porcelain baluster vase with ovoid body, waisted neck and flared mouth rim; covered in a deep copper red glaze with veins of purple; supported on a foot rim with an unglazed, recessed base
A well car nephrite (jade) lotus rhizome comprised of three segments with leaves and vines, the material of grayish white and russet colour and well used in the carving. Openwork wood stand. 6" x 1" x 2.5." 18th Century.
A jade Garment hook carved with an openwork qilong dragon clambering along the back towards the dragon head terminal, the underneath with an ovoid knop to affix at the belt, the material (nephrite) of even pale grayish-white colour. Wood stand. 4.75 inches long and 1.1 inches wide (at the widest point). 1760-1850.