Delicately carved to depict a lurking eagle on a rock on one side and a mandarin duck on the other. The various natural veins and darker shades in the material have been cleverly used to add a further dimension to the scene.
Shape: Rounded and flattened rectangular shape
Mouth, neck and lip: Short cylindric neck with flat top and very small mouth
Base: Oval base with massive, rounded and raised foot rim
Height of the bottle: 6.5 cm.
Width of the mouth: 4.5 mm.
Width of the neck: 19 mm.
Weight: 63.4 grams
Condition: Absolutely perfect
Provenance: American private collection
Auction result comparison: ASIAN ART. Bonham's, 14 May 2018, LONDON, lot 381. (for another 'eagle' jade snuff bottle)