1780 – 1850
Height: 5.2 cm.
Spinach-green nephrite, of round compressed form with a tall flaring neck and a flat base with a short recess.
The type of spinach-green jade used in the 18th and 19th century in China is said to have been mined around Lake Bakyal to the north of Mongolia and supplied from Russia. For more reading on the subject, see Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle: The J & J Collection (New York: 1993), vol. I, cat. no. 57.
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. 14