A rare Mughal pale green jadeite snuff bottle. 1800-1900. The flattened, rounded bottle is well carved on either side with a large flower reserved on a dense ground of overlapping leaves. Either shoulder is carved with a smaller flower head as is the top of the mouth rim. The translucent stone is of pale icy green tone. 2 in. (5 cm.) high, pink tourmaline stopper and bone spoon.
Signed Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottles - Emperor & Empress ~ China, early 20th century. Set of two bottles depicting Upper Body Parts Of Emperor And Empress, Artist's Signature On Underside Of Each Carving. Each Carving Measures 2-1/2" High.