A fine white and russet nephrite snuff bottle, 1740-1850. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams.
Of rounded rectangular form, with a flat lip and wide oval foot rim, the interior well-hollowed, with one side flat retaining the russet skin with a deftly carved scene of a horse beneath a pine in low relief. 2 5/8in (6.7cm) high. Lot 8027. Estimate US$ 8,000 – 12,000 (€6,200 – 9,300)
Bonhams. CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR’S STUDIO, 15 Sep 2014 10:00 EDT. NEW YORK