A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle Attributed to Tang Ying
Lot 29Y
A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle Attributed to Tang Ying, Imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, Qianlong iron-red four-character seal mark and of the period, 1736–1756
Sold for HK$ 2,400,000 (US$ 309,447) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle Attributed to Tang Ying, Imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, Qianlong iron-red four-character seal mark and of the period, 1736–1756 A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle Attributed to Tang Ying, Imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, Qianlong iron-red four-character seal mark and of the period, 1736–1756 A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle Attributed to Tang Ying A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle Attributed to Tang Ying, Imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, Qianlong iron-red four-character seal mark and of the period, 1736–1756 A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle Attributed to Tang Ying, Imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, Qianlong iron-red four-character seal mark and of the period, 1736–1756
A 'famille-rose' enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle
Attributed to Tang Ying, Imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, Qianlong iron-red four-character seal mark and of the period, 1736–1756
5.08cm high.

Footnotes

  • Treasury 6, no. 1148

    瓷胎畫粉彩山水月琴形鼻煙壺
    推定為唐英作,景德鎮官窯,鐵紅「乾隆年製」篆款,1736~1756

    A famille rose enamelled porcelain moonflask 'landscape' snuff bottle

    ('Southern Moon Flask')

    Famille rose enamels on colourless glaze on porcelain; with a convex lip and recessed flat foot surrounded by a protruding flattened footrim; the slightly convex circular panels on each main side painted with waterside landscape scenes, one main side of one bottle with an autumn scene where three figures ride in three skiffs on a river between banks growing with reeds, with an open pavilion on the near bank and a flight of wild geese in the distance, the other main side with a summer scene featuring a square structure on a raised platform that is joined to the waterside terrace on which it sits by steps built out from both its visible sides, the terrace approached by a stone bridge across a river to the right and nestled against mountains and trees to the left, with two scholars standing by the fence of the terrace while another crosses the bridge towards them, two houses visible among the trees of the river bank beyond him; the panels of the bottle surrounded by a diaper design of interlocking fylfots (wan symbols); the necks with a band of acanthus leaves; the foot inscribed in iron-red seal script Qianlong nian zhi ('Made during the Qianlong period'); the lip, inside of the neck, and footrim all painted gold; the interior glazed
    Attributed to Tang Ying, imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, 1736–1756
    Heights: 5.08 cm
    Mouths/lips: 0.7/1.09 and 0.7/1.11 cm
    Stoppers: ivory; original

    Condition: kiln condition; one careless dab of gold enamel in the mark done when the foot was painted in gold enamel

    Provenance:
    Robert Hall (1995)

    Published:
    Hall 1995, no. 1
    Robert Hall, business Christmas card, 1995
    Sin, Hui, and Kwong, nos. 94 and 95
    Arts of Asia, March–April 1997, p. 146, fig 94
    Treasury 6, no. 1148
    JICSBS, Spring 2009, p. 9, fig. 9

    Exhibited:
    The Tsui Museum

    Commentary
    See Sale 1, lot 27. This is the mate to that bottle.

    瓷胎畫粉彩山水月琴 形鼻煙壺

    瓷胎無色釉上畫粉彩;凸唇,平斂底,突出圈足,弄平的圈足;鐵紅"乾隆年製"篆款 ;唇、頸內壁、圈足皆塗金,內壁施釉
    推定為唐英作,景德鎮官窯,1736–1756
    Heights: 5.08 厘米
    Mouths/lips: 0.7/1.09 及0.7/1.11 厘米
    Stoppers:其象牙;原件

    狀態敘述:出窯狀態,塗金琺瑯料時,年款中脫落了一斑點的金彩

    來源:
    Robert Hall (1995)

    文獻:
    Hall 1995, 編號 1
    Robert Hall, business Christmas card, 1995
    Sin, Hui, and Kwong, 編號94 and 95
    Arts of Asia, March–April 1997, p. 146, fig 94
    Treasury 6, 編號 1148
    JICSBS, Spring 2009, p. 9, fig. 9

    展覽:
    The Tsui Museum

    說明
    請參閱第一場拍賣會,拍賣品號 27,那件和本壺是一對。

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