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A WHITE JADE BITTER-MELON BOTTLE

1750-1850

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A WHITE JADE BITTER-MELON BOTTLE
1750-1850
Naturalistically carved with a knobby surface, the fruit tapering to one end, the neck carved with branches that trail with tendrils down the side of the body, stopper
2¾in. (7cm.) high

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For a similar example see Snuff Bottles in the Collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 1991, p. 160, no. 149
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