Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art

19c Japanese ivory & lacquer SNUFF BOTTLE birds prunus flowers

19c Japanese ivory & lacquer SNUFF BOTTLE birds prunus flowers


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1325284
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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$375

19th century Japanese ivory snuff bottle of flattened form decorated on both sides: one with red lacquer bird in flight by grasses and flowers on stems with leaves, the other with dark blue/black lacquer long tailed bird seated on a flowering prunus branch. 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.