Title: Jade snuff bottle with dragons
Period: 18/19th Century
Dimensions: H 6cm x W 3.4cm x D 1.2cm
The stone of pale yellow/ green tone with russet inclusions. Lightly carved with kuyi dragons beneath stylised scrolls. Comes with a wooden snuff bottle stopper attached to a snuff bottle spoon.
Originally purchased at Sotheby’s, Booth Mansion, 28-30 Watergate Street, Chester, CH1 2NA.
Sale Date: 08/04/1987
Sale Title: European and Oriental Ceramics, Glass and Works of Art
Lot Number: 792
Venue: Sotheby’s Chester”