Amethyst snuff bottle with a relief design of a dragon on one side and a deer on the other, ca 1850. This bottle is very well hollowed and has a coral top. This amethyst is a lovely purple stone that is a little darker in the area of the carving of the dragon.
Age: Qing Dynasty, ca 1850
Size: 2-7/8" x 2" x 1-1/4"
Media: Amethyst / Coral
Condition: Excellent, small chip on the lip