Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art

19c Japanese ivory & lacquer SNUFF BOTTLE birds bamboo irises

19c Japanese ivory & lacquer SNUFF BOTTLE birds bamboo irises


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1325283
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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Cambridge, MA 02139
617-945-5920

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$375

19th century Japanese ivory snuff bottle of flattened form decorated on both sides with dark blue/black lacquer scenes of a bird in flight: by bamboo on one side and by flowering irises on the other. Excellent quality painting, great design, red and black lacquer geometric designs on shoulders and original stopper. Spurious 2-character Emperor Qianlong mark on red lacquer background on the bottom. Wonderful feel of age to the bottle, beautiful patina, in superb condition. Height with stopper 2 inches.