London, South Kensington
5 December 2002
A soapstone snuff bottle
of rounded square shape, the shoulder carved with two dragon heads with scrolling tongues forming the handles, the main body pierced with reticulated openwork panels, agate stopper -- 2in. (5.1cm.) high, (minor wear).
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