Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
An extremely rare slip decorated Yixing snuff bottle
Qianlong mark, 1770-1795
Of rounded rectangular form, with a cylindrical neck and flat lip, and tapering to a recessed foot surrounded by an oval foot rim, reserved on each side with a recessed panel, finely carved and decorated in white slip, on one side a moonlit landscape with a pavilion, and on the other a bat and blossoming branch, the foot with an incised inscription reading Qianlong in seal script.
2 1/2in (6.5cm) high