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A greenish-white jade snuff bottle
1780 1850
Height: 5.5 cm.

Greenish-white nephrite, of rounded rectangular form with a broad cylindrical neck and recessed foot, a mock-mask ring-handle carved on both shoulders, the front and back of the bottle carved in low-relief with the double-character 喜.

喜 means happiness. When doubled, it symbolizes double-happiness, which is often associated with weddings.

Provenance 起源: Linda F. Crawley

Published 发布: Asiantiques, A Fascination for Miniatures: The Linda F. Crawley Collection of Chinese Snuff (2008), cat. no. 8

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