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A Diminutive Carved Lavender Jade Snuff Bottle - ex. Kaynes-Klitz Collection

Jade Bottle

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The flattened oval rectangular body with a short upright straight neck and standing on a raised and recessed oval
foot ring.

Carved with a floral spray, the branches extending to both sides. The flower heads carved at the shoulder utilising the stronger lilac colour in the stone.

Jade stopper and ivory spoon.

A delightful, small pretty bottle.

Excellent condition.

Measures 1 7/8" ( 4.7 cm ) including stopper


PROVENANCE; Michael & Elizabeth Kaynes.

Provincial auction house sale, United Kingdom, March 2008.

'Michael and Elizabeth Kaynes are amongst the most highly regarded of snuff bottle collectors and their contribution to the study and understanding of these items is recognised by all those involved in the snuff bottle world today.

Michael worked in Hong Kong from 1962 and was ideally placed to take advantage of the ready supply of snuff bottles in Hong Kong at this time.'

notes taken from the original sale catalogue



Item no; C-260208-389-6
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