Subject:Re: Chinese small bottle marks 4
Posted By: Bill H Wed, Dec 18, 2019
you don't show a base-mark but the iconography on your snuff bottle includes the "good luck" character "ji" (吉) beneath what resembles an auspicious stone chime that's supported by two lucky carp (among other things regarding carp, fishing is to Buddhists the only respectable occupation that takes the life of a living creature).
On the one side shown clearly (in the first photo) is a stylized character "Shou" (壽) for "long Life".
The other side apparently shows a child (traditionally considered very lucky if male) holding a lucky carp while standing over a blooming lotus, the latter flower a Buddhist symbol of reincarnation.
And the color red of the snuff bottle is itself very auspicious, being associated with marriage and the bride.