Possibly Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong period, 乾隆 1736 – 1795
Height: 8.3 cm. including stopper
White nephrite, the bottle shaped in the form of an eggplant, the stem leaves overlaid with carved spinach jade; together with a moss agate stopper.
For similar examples in the Mary and George Bloch Collection and further reading, see Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, (Hong Kong: 1998), vol. 1 Jade, cat. no. 70, and Snuff Bottles in the Collection of the National Palace Museum (Taipei: 1991), cat. no. 115.
Linda F. Crawley
Published 发布: Asiantiques, A Fascination for Miniatures: The Linda F. Crawley Collection of Chinese Snuff (2008), cat. no. 13