Description This white nephrite jade snuff bottle is of flattened vase form. Its carvings subtly illustrate a bird on a rock, and on the opposite side, a deer under a pine branch. The piece is very well hollowed and has a green glass stopper with a black collar and a teakwood base.
- 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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