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Chinese Ma Shaoxuan Portrait Snuff Bottle

Chinese Ma Shaoxuan Portrait Snuff Bottle

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1940: Item # 1369243

Please refer to our stock # 318 when inquiring.
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Toronto, Ontario

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Chinese Ma Shaoxuan glass inside painted portrait snuff bottle of a Chinese official. Spoon with red stone stopper (believed to be agate). Recessed base. On the front with the picture there is 6 characters of writing. On the back there is a poem with a red seal.

Size: Approximately 3.5" high by 1" depth by 2" width (Including Stopper)

Provenance: Previously in the Collection of Ted Adameck and Dennis Marlow

Condition: Good, no breaks or cracks. Please refer to pictures. The pictures were taken in different lights to try to show the detail.

Note: I do have anther portrait snuff bottle by Ma Shaoxuan, but it has been broken and repaired. The repair did not affect the portrait or the back writing. This snuff bottle was used a will be posted in the near future.