Snuff bottle

LL 9384


Snuff bottle in form of a leaf; enamelled on the faces with insects and blossoms in green and blue grounds; on the sides, corel-red with good wishes inscribed in gold, namely, Ji Xiang Ru Yi (Good fortune in acord with your wishes), and Yan Nian Yi Shou (Prolonged years, increased longevity); red stopper in dome shape; brocade silk case. Mark and reign period of Qianlong (1736-1795 AD), but of the date of manufacture is about 19th Century.