Lot 2076. Snuffdish

Sold:€ 1 500
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
ID 199718
Lot 2076Snuffdish
Mongolia. The Late Qing Dynasty.

White opaque Jade with vivid green spots. Height 1.9 cm, Ø 5.3 cm. Condition A/B.
In China, as well as in Mongolia, it is one of the rituals of the reception of guests, these a pinch of snuff to offer. The devices form part of the family treasure, and are made of precious materials. In addition to the Snuffbottle also these small plates, which is referred to as a snuffdish part of it.

-Rhenish private collection in the 1980s, when a nobleman purchased on site

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