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1314 NW Irving Street #304
Portland, OR 97209
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A Very Fine Guangzhou Enamel Snuff Bottle
A very fine Guangzhou enamel snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form tapering to an outwardly flared cylindrical neck, supported on a raised foot rim with slightly recessed base, the copper body finely enameled in the famille rose palate; one face with two scholars at rest, one leaning upon a rock outcropping, set against a well painted landscape extending to the reverse with two more scholars seemingly engaged in conversation and leaning against a gnarled tree trunk, the continuous scene beneath a frieze of pink ruyi heads and a band of yellow, the upper and lower portions of the body with small blue dots, the neck with chrysanthemum-like designs, the base marked "Qian Long Nian Zhi" in blue enamel. 1736-1795. 4.9 cm tall.

Provenance:
Weisfield Collection, Seattle
Acquired in Vancouver, B.C. 1966

Illustrated:
"Precious Little Things," Jadestone, 2008.

Condition: minor restoration to enamel



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