Qing dynasty Of compressed circular form rising from a hollowed oval foot, the fossilised spotted white flecks inclusions all on a black ground. 5.5cm high.
Provenance 來源: Formerly in a French private collection, acquired before 1970.
For another limestone snuff bottle from the J and J collection, with fossil inclusions, dated 1770-1880 see Moss, Graham and Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff bottle, the J & J Collection, New York, 1993, pp.146-7, pl. 80.