Chinese celedon glaze snuff bottle, flowerhead, late 19th century
Chinese blue-green celadon glaze snuff bottle, of moon flask form with two fine handles at neck and short foot, moulded to either side with chrysanthemum petals.
bruise to rim & foot
An interesting comparison can be made with the examples recovered from the ‘Tek Sing’ shipwreck of the 1820’s. ref. ‘The Legacy of the Tek Sing’ p138 for examples.
Provenance: from a collection put together in Indonesia in the 1980’s by an Australian collector.