London, South Kensington
14 November 2002
A black and white jade snuff bottle
of rounded rectangular shape, carved in shallow relief on one side with a farmer on his donkey followed by a boy and on the reverse with other figures carrying wheat in a sampan, the black stone with two white bands, indicating tracks, stopper -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high.
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