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A 'Chicken Bone' jade 'Double Gourd' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE 'DOUBLE GOURD' SNUFF BOTTLE<br>QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY | Lot | Sotheby's

A 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE 'DOUBLE GOURD' SNUFF BOTTLE<br>QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY | Lot | Sotheby's

A ‘Chicken Bone’ jade ‘Double Gourd’ snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby’s.

well-hollowed, one side incised with an inscription in seal script, the stone with brown veining. Height 2 1/8  in., 5.4 cm. Estimation 4,0006,000 USD

Provenance: Acquired in Illinois, United States, 1990.

PROPERTY FROM A MIDWEST PRIVATE COLLECTION

Literature: Bob C. Stevens, The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1980, p. 114, no. 368. 

SOTHEBY’S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART, NEW YORK | 16 SEPT. 2014, 10:30 AM