A black and white jade ‘Goldfish’ snuff bottle, attributed to Suzhou, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.
together with a watercolour illustration by Peter Suart;.6 cm., 2 5/8 in. - watercolour 40.7 by 33 cm., 16 by 13 1/8 in. Estimation 180,000 — 220,000 HKD
Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 27th June 1986, lot 91.
Arts of China, Hong Kong, 1988.
Exposition: Robert Kleiner, Boda Yang, and Clarence F. Shangraw, Chinese Snuff Bottles: A Miniature Art from the Collection of George and Mary Bloch, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1994, cat. no. 51.
National Museum of Singapore, Singapore, 1994-1995.
Litterature: Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 1, Hong Kong, 1996, no. 56.
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