Sotheby's Australia
218
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION NEW SOUTH WALES

Two hardstone snuff bottles, 19th/20th century

(4)

Estimate $1,000 – $1,500

JUMP TO LOT +



Alternate Views

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION NEW SOUTH WALES

comprising a jadeite snuff bottle of ovoid form carved from an icy pale stone with lavender and green suffusions; and a banded agate snuff bottle of flattened upright form, stoppers, wood stands

(4)
each 6 cm high

  • Lot Sold $900 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,098 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

P.C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong, the jadeite snuff bottle 25 July 1978, the agate snuffbottle 27 July 1985

Condition Report

The jadeite bottle with slightly ground mouth edge and frits to foot rim. Otherwise generally good condition.

Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's Australia is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Saleroom Notices regarding this sale. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT,ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS.

CONTACT INFO +

Specialists

Guy Cairnduff

Head

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Guy Cairnduff


Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Geoffrey Smith
  

Ann Roberts

Ann Roberts

Specialist Consultant, Asian Art

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Ann Roberts

Anthony Hurl

Specialist Consultant

Arts & Design
Adelaide
T: +61 (0)8 7225 7836
E: Anthony Hur
       

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Brett Ballard

Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Fiona Hayward

     


We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

By continuing to use our Site, you consent to our use of cookies and to the practices described in our updated Privacy Policy.

CONTINUE