An amber snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 1750-1850. Photo courtesy Sotheby's

well-hollowed, of flattened rounded rectangular form, supported on a short square-cut footring, the transparent material with slight crizzling and brown inclusions on one side. Height 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 17 Sep 2013 -