Qing dynasty, 1730-1850 Of flattened pear-shaped form, boldly carved on one side with a prominent goldfish, the reverse with a pagoda built on a floating rock above crashing waves, possibly the Daoist mountain of Penglai, the colour of the material varying from a rich reddish-pink to a pale white. 5.5cm high.
Exhibited: Chinese Snuff Bottles, jointly presented by Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors Study Group and the Urban Council, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 15 October to 26 November 1977
Illustrated: Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1977, p.97, pl.228
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