A double gourd form carved rock crystal snuff bottle
Imperial, Beijing Palace workshops, 1720-1800
Of compressed double gourd form, with a flat lip and a concave foot, the interior extremely well-hollowed, the exterior sides carved with floral motifs, the front and back both carved with the characters da ji 'Great Auspiciousness.'
2 1/2in (6.6cm) high
- The revised bold description should read "a double-gourd glass snuff bottle" and the revised estimate is $10,000-15,000