3343. A Carved Agate Snuff Bottle

A Carved Agate Snuff Bottle, the rounded body well-hollowed from caramel-coloured stone, with subtle barded and symmetrical inclusions, taotie masks to shoulders, silver-mounted stopper, 19th century, height c. 8 cm

From a Swedish private collection, purchased mid 20th century, mainly from Elis Eklöw