16 September 2015
A CARNELIAN AGATE QUADRILOBED SNUFF BOTTLE
Each side is carved in low relief with a bat within a ruyi-shaped reserve that conforms to the lobed shape of the bottle. The stone shades from warm buff to a deep rose color.
1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high, glass stopper
Jana Volf Collection, 2008.
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2008.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4840.
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