The first shadow agate bottle of rounded ovoid form with honey butterscotch inclusions and streaks of black inclusions, like the stroke of an inkbrush. Glass stopper; with spoon. The second bottle of flattened globular form in a very attractive clouded ‘amber’ agate. Lapis Lazuli stopper and metal spoon.
Dimensions: HEIGHT (with stopper) 6.5 – 7 CM
Condition: The first bottle in excellent condition, the second shadow agate snuff bottle with breakage in the neck
Provenance: French private collection, formerly collection of John Ault – known for the publication on snuff bottles from Robert Kleiner: ‘Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of John Ault’ (1990)