Description This true pebble-form, functional bottle is subtly carved with five bats where the thumb would hold the bottle. The piece has an iron impurity and a glass stopper.
- Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 2000-2001.
- Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2018.
Provenance Mrs. Marvin E. Gantz, Sr., Denver, Colorado [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Shirley E. Gantz, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1999, by gift.
Credit Gift of Shirley E. Gantz, from the collection of Mrs. Marvin E. Gantz, Sr., 1999
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