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19c Chinese Canton enamel snuff bottle SAUCER ZHONG KUI

19c Chinese Canton enamel snuff bottle SAUCER ZHONG KUI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1910: Item # 1250777
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Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese Canton enamel footed snuff saucer painted in polychrome enamels with Zhong. Kui the Demon Queller in a fighting stance with one foot raised and a sword in his hand, accompanied by 2 bats in flight, all on yellow background. 4-character inscription on the front, the back is plain white. Excellent quality painting, great face and detailing of his clothing and hat. Beautiful patina, very pleasant feel of age. Diameter 1 11/16 inches.