19th C. Chinese Carved Lapis Lazuli Snuff Bottle. Late 19th century. Carved in the shape of a crouching beast, decorated with scrolls to its body. Provenance: Kenneth Brown Inc., La Jolla, California, acquired 25th January 1978. Compare a similar bottle illustrated Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the collection of Alice B. Reynolds. Part II. Sotheby's New York , April 16, 1985 Fig. 16. See last photo for reference.
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