A finely carved green and russet nephrite snuff bottle cleverly carved through the brown skin to the green ground with a scene of Meng Haoran riding a donkey followed by his attendant on foot, carrying a branch of prunus blossoms over his shoulder. The foot carved with a flowering branch of prunus blossoms growing from a rock. A little flower on a side.
China, Master of the Rocks School, 1740-1850.
H: 6,5 cm
Provenance: Collection du Commandeur – Paris
Private French Collection