Cinnabar Snuff Bottle, China, flattened oval, with straight neck, resting on a short oval foot, decorated in high relief with a continuous Daoist landscape against a trellis ground, one side with two figures in a pavilion, the other with a figure at a desk, the neck encircled with a floral design between two plain bands, the metal stopper surmounted with a domed green stone, ht. 3 in.
multiple age cracks, loss of wood to several spots, traces of repaint to some area; stopper without spoon.
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