An amethyst snuff bottle carved with two squirrels


Amethyst snuff bottle with two squirrels carved  in high relief

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An amethyst snuff bottle of fruit shape with leaves and tendrils, carved in high relief with two squirrels, one of white translucent tone, the other in purple tone. A branch is cleverly carved to form the foot of the bottle. Nice blue enamelled silver stopper.
China, 19th century
H: 5 cm
Provenance: Italian Collection

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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