Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
A white jade snuff bottle with 'wrapped qin' design
Qianlong mark, bottle 1720-1800
Of compressed globular form, flat lip, its rounded oval foot rim surrounding a recessed foot, the interior very well-hollowed, the exterior carved as a brocade wrapped qin, the front of the instrument visible on one side of the bottle and the back of the instrument on the reverse, the wrapping cloth with a repeating petal diaper motif and a leiwen border, a seal script six-character Qianlong mark to the base.
2 1/8in (5.3cm) high