Snuff bottle

LL 9395


Snuff bottle of round flask shape with small mouth and base; ornament moulded in high refief and enamelled red in imitation of Peking lacquer; medallions on the face with two Taoist divinities on a ground of waves and clouds on one side, and Bodhidharma crossing the sea to Japan on the other; on the sides,clouds with elblems of the Eight Immortals and bats; spoon stopper with ivory cap stained red. Mark and reign period of Jiaqing (1796-1820 AD).