A Carved Spinach-Green Jade Snuff Bottle and a Carved Brown Crystal Snuff Bottle


AD 1750 - 1860
Height: 7.0cm; 5.3cm

The compressed jade bottle with flat lip and oval foot surrounded by a footrim, carved on the narrow sides with mask-and-ring handles, coral stopper with mother-of-pearl finial and vinyl collar; the brown crystal bottle of compressed form with slightly concave lip and recessed oval foot surrounded by a footrim, carved on one main side with a pavilion nestled beneath pine and prunus trees with mountains in the distance, the design continuing on the other main side with bamboo growing in a rocky landscape, green jadeite stopper with silver collar.

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