ANTIQUE CHINESE IMPERIAL 'CELADON JADE' SNUFF BOTTLE, QING DYNASTY, 18th C.
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Item:152214773729BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. KOREA. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. ORIGINAL LIST PRICE - $3,999.00 - GREAT VALUE Antique Chinese Imperial 'Celadon Nephrite Jade' Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Description: An exquisite 18th century hand-carved Imperial Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle, decorated with mask and ring handles; the coral stopper with a bronze collar etched in a double beaded rim, a linen cloth seal, and bronze spoon. A well hallowed oval-shaped bottle of flattened form, carved with a flat lip, a short cylindrical neck, flared to a bulbous body, flanked by a pair of Buddhistic lion mask, carved in high relief at both shoulders, tappering to a short footrim, slightly concaved at the bottom. XXX The stone is of an even greenish-white tone; Excellent condition, without chips, cracks, or repairs. Chinese art form - designed as portable containers to hold the powdered tobacco, commonly known as Snuff. Hetian Nephrite Jade, western Xinjiang Province of China. Highly prized semi-translucent quality. Data Observation: Given the fact this item is antique, you should expect some minor surface degradation. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Remarks: The bottle is in excellent condition throughout, without chips, cracks or repairs, with only very minor surface blemishes and snuff stains. Visible to the naked eye we can confirm that the jade material is not missing at the base, but there are minute inclusions and minor irregularities at the foot's rim as shown in the last picture. Note: We acquired this bottle a little over ten years ago from a private Chinese collector, who liquidated part of his extensive collection. Dimensions: Height: 2.5 inches (6.35cm). Shipping: Item(s) shipped direct from Thailand worldwide, through Thailand Post Register Airmail (2-4 weeks). All items shall include insurance, and will be handled with the utmost care and professionally packed. Purchaser is responsible for any applied Customs Duty Fees, Taxes, and related charges, which may be assessed by the buyer's government. The winning bidder agrees that any and all claims for loss, damage, or confiscated by country customs of the item will be handled solely through the insurance claims process or the shipping carrier. Terms: Pay Pal is the accepted method of payment, and must be received within 24 hours of the auction end: includes a 7 day return policy, item must be returned in the exact same condition as sold. Return shipment must be paid by the purchaser. Guarantee: 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed - We are extremely confident that all items presented from our collection are genuine antiques. In the event the authenticity of an artifact is disputed, please contact us immediately. We will refund the respective purchase price, less a 10% (ten percent) re-stocking fee, provided that the item is returned in the original condition, and at the customers expense, together with copies of the respective receipt (s) and supporting evidence from a suitable qualified authority, certifing that the item we have sent you is not antique. Siam Gallery Co. reserves the right to contest a customers assessment in the event that proof is available to support the pieces authenticity. Please e-mail us with your questions and bid with confidence. Please allow time for pictures to load. View additional photos below.Color: Celadon, Maker: Imperial Workshop, Type: Snuff Bottle, Primary Material: Jade, Age: Pre-1800, Region of Origin: China