The carved agate bottle with depictions of leaves and flowers. Jadeite and metal stopper with a wooden spoon. The bright-orange glass cleverly imitating coral, the base with the natural inclusions of the coral stone. Hardstone stopper and metal spoon.
Dimensions: HEIGHT (with stopper) both approximately 8 CM
Condition: The agate bottle in good condition, the glass bottle with minor fritting to the surface
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)