A Carved Soapstone Snuff Bottle,
of compressed squared form, a scene of a rooster and lingzhi issuing from a rock carved in high relief, the reverse with low relief and incised landscape decoration, with an icy green jadeite stopper cover.
Height 2 3/4 inches.
Estimate $ 200-400
In overall good condition, having minor wear throughout, natural inclusions to the stone and a few old, ground chips along the edge of the mouth rim. The stained scoop carved with a spiraled standard, the stopper and lid intact.