Chinese:Carvings
Browse similar items


Full Catalog




19th C Chinese Amethyst Snuff Bottle with Maiden and Flycatcher
click for detailed views

$1,200.00



Circa 1870s hand carved and highly polished purple amethyst agate snuff bottle. Carved in good medium relief is a maiden carrying a poled basket with reverse having a flycatcher in the lower right corner amongst a landscape (but it is very hard to make out due to the sheen). In excellent condition, the bottle measures 2 7/8" high and 1 3/4" wide.