An unusually patterned chalcedony snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 19th century.

The stone of honey-beige tone, the well-hollowed bottle of compressed spherical form, with an unusual inclusion of a dark-brown spot on one side, resembling a drop of ink dissolving in water, and the other side with several small spots. Height 5,4 cm.

Droit de suite: No

6 000 - 8 000 SEK

656 - 875 EUR

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From the Collection of a Swedish Connoisseur, Stockholm.

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The collection is a study collection, accumulated during a lifetime. The collector operated within the field of oriental works of art. Due to his knowledge and sense of quality he was of great help to many of the members on Kinaklubben (The China Club) with members such as the Swedish Crown Prince Gustav Adolf, Emil Hultmark and Carl Kempe. The collection is mainly acquired in Sweden and London.

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