A grey nephrite snuff bottle, 1750-1850. Photo Bonhams.

Of compressed ovoid form with a slightly concave lip, a straight neck and concave foot, the interior very-well hollowed, the stone with russet and grey striations, a black patch, and icy white inclusions. 2 3/8in (5.9cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,200 - 3,600)

Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969)

Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com