The first bottle of rounded rectangular shape, particularly light in the hand and with a shadow agate pattern of billowing smoke. The second of double gourd-form, in semi-translucent white agate, with bright-orange russet inclusions carved on the side, in the form of a monkey chasing a beetle. Coral and glass stoppers; metal spoons.
Dimensions: HEIGHT (with stopper) 6.7 – 7.2 CM
Condition: Excellent condition
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)