“Blue” and russet jade snuff bottle Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Item 39
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • Ch’ien Lung reign, 1735–1796 (Creation)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    From the Martin Schoen Collection. Almond shaped bottle of brightly polished jade suffused with blue. The obverse is tinctured with a rich russet tone upon which has been carved in low relief the haloed figure of Kuan Yin seated upon a lotus which emerges from rippling water, and holding in her crossed hands the vase of healing. Height 2-3/4 in.

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