* A Carved Jade Snuff Bottle
of a celadon and russet stone, in the form of a recumbent tiger, carved to it forehead with a character wang ("king"), the forward facing animal with four legs tucked underneath, the tail curling onto the back, the body having carved details, the eyes inset with coral.
Length 3 1/4 inches.
Estimate $ 700-900
Property from the Estate of Frank G. Mertes, Sr., Winona, Minnesota, Heir to the Assets of J.R. Watkins
Accompanied by a copy of receipt from T.Y. King & Sons Works of Art, No. 4 West Arcade, Alexandra House, Hong Kong, November 13, 1954