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19TH C QING BLUE AND WHITE IRON RED ZHONG KUI SNUFF BOTTLE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1319398

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19th century
Late Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze iron red
Height: 8.5 cm
Diameter: 2.8 cm
From a NYC metro area estate

A charming and superbly decorated 19th c snuff bottle, pairing underglaze cobalt blue with overglaze iron red decoration. The figures depicted are Zhong Kui and his demons. The stopper is made out of dyed bone and is likely a later replacement.

Condition: A 1 cm x 0.5 cm chip at the base, the foot appears to have been some what ground down, the stopper may be a later replacement. [Please examine all photos carefully, as they are part of the condition report.]