Lot 3482. A jadeite snuff bottle, Late Qing dynasty-Republic period; 2 in. (5.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.
The highly polished stone is of a spinach-green tone with mottling and concentrated areas of dark green, wood stand, Japanese wood box.
Note: An identification report from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms that the present lot is natural green jadeite.