Kevin's Fine Oriental Art

Rare Xianfeng Mark & Period Famille-Rose Snuff Bottle

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1156418

Please refer to our stock # CW165 when inquiring.
Kevin's Fine Oriental Art
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A fine and very rare 19th century Chinese Xianfeng mark and period famille-rose porcelain snuff bottle, of rounded slender tapered form, finely painted in famille-rose palette with figures, details picked out in gold, the circular concaved base glazed white and inscribed with the four-character Xianfeng reign mark in iron-red and of the period. With later replacement metal spoon and green bead stopper. (Wooden stand not included)

DATE : Chinese, Qing Dynasty, mark and period of Xianfeng (1851 – 1861).

MARK : iron-red four-character Xianfeng seal mark on base.

SIZE : approximately 2 7/8" (7.3 cm) high including stopper.

CONDITION : porcelain bottle in perfect condition apart from a tiny shallow nib to inside foot rim and minor enamel wear only; replacement stopper loosely fitted. No other damage or repair noted.

SHIPPING : Inclusive.