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Rare Qianlong Mark & Period Famille-Noire Snuff Bottle

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A very rare antique Chinese famille-noire porcelain snuff bottle, of flattened shield form resting on a flat base, finely decorated on both sides with a dense leafy flower scrolls in famille-rose palette against black-ground, the neck and edges glazed turquoise with delicate classic scrolls, top rim gilded and the base inscribed with the reign mark. Turquoise stopper and metal spoon included.

DATE : Chinese, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong seal mark and probably late in the period (1736 - 1795).

MARK : underglazed-blue four character Qianlong seal mark on base.

SIZE : approximately 2 1/4" high without stopper, 2" wide.

CONDITION : excellent condition, minor gilding wear to top rim, a tiny glaze nick to side edge. No cracks and no repairs.

SHIPPING : Inclusive.