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A carved red cinnabar snuff bottle with dragons

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Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong mark and period, 乾隆 1736 – 1795
Height: 6.8 cm.

Red cinnabar lacquer, of shield form with a flaring neck lined with a gilt rim, the flat gilt base engraved with a Qianlong nian zhi (made during Qianlong period) four-character mark, each side similarly decorated and deeply carved with two fierce five-claw dragons.

Published 发布: J. W. A. International, Inc., Important Chinese Snuff Bottles and Works of Art, front cover

Provenance 起源: Linda F. Crawley

Published 发布: Asiantiques, A Fascination for Miniatures: The Linda F. Crawley Collection of Chinese Snuff (2008), cat. no. 103

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