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Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 51

Chinese Carved Jade or Hardstone Snuff Bottle

Estimate: $600 - $900

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

pale off white color, in the form of a coin bag with bat and flowering branch, coral bat form stopper, 2-1/2 x 1-7/8 in.; with carved wood stand

Provenance: Estate of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent in family

Note: This item tests as jadeite on the Presidium Gem Tester II.

In 1956, the children of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, donated a group of items to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. To view this collection of Chinese Art, please visit:


cap probably associated (ill-fitting), loss to cork at spoon attachment, jade with light wear, tiny chip at leaf edge