A 'wood brown' and green jasper 'grasshopper and carrot' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1780-1880 Of compressed form with recessed oval foot, the body with well-polished stone of wooden-like texture, carved on one side with a grasshopper feasting on carrot leaves. 6.1cm 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, pp.82 & 128, pl.182
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