A greenish-white jade snuff bottle
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1900: item # 815625
Please refer to our stock # 815625 when inquiring.
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