A rare inside-painted fluorite snuff bottle,
Ye Zhongsan, dated 1911 (the bottle 1780-1850)
With flat lip and flat recessed foot surrounded by a protruding oval footrim, the interior of the pale green stone painted with a continuous design of catfish, carp and fan-tailed goldfish swimming amidst aquatic plants, inscribed '[Executed by] Ye Zhongsan in the 6th month of the year xinhai', with one seal of the artist yin (seal) in negative seal script, stopper.
2 3/8in (6.1cm) high (2).
Chinese Works of Art
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