19th Century Chinese High Relief Carved Agate Snuff Bottle
This is a very fine, 19th century, Flattened , Rectangular form with concaved foot and straight neck, well hollowed Agate snuff bottle. It has carved, in high relief, the image of Shoulao under a Peach Tree with a deer on one side, and a chrysanthemum plant on the reverse. It comes with a green jadeite stopper.
The bottle is in excellent preserved condition.
Height: 2.32 inches (5.8cm) - Not including stopper
Width: 1.47 inches (3.7cm)
Thickness: 1.0 inches (2.5cm)
Weight: 2.2 ounces
A similar bottle was sold at auction at Skinner's (Boston) for $980 on 02 June 2011,
See photo #6