Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Chinese snuff bottle carved from turquoise mottled with natural dark brown veining. The front is carved in relief with a cat staring intently upwards at a nearby flying insect, surrounded by flora. The reverse is carved in relief with a bird perched on a flowering tree branch. The turquoise lidded stopper carved with lingzhi mushroom motif.

19th/20th century

Dimensions: 2" W x 1" D x 2 7/8" H
item #1398660