A celadon jade ‘Deer and Bat’ snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo Sotheby’s
the pale russet inclusion on one side skillfully used to depict the scene of a deer grasping a floral sprig with a bat overhead, all beneath a gnarly tree. Height 2 in., 5.1 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 USD
Provenance: Robert Kleiner.
Raymond Bushell, prior to 1998.
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWEST PRIVATE COLLECTION
SOTHEBY’S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART, NEW YORK | 16 SEPT. 2014, 10:30 AM