An inside-painted agate 'cat' snuff bottle Wang Xisan, dated 1979 (the bottle 1760-1870)
Lot 303
An inside-painted agate 'cat' snuff bottle Wang Xisan, dated 1979 (the bottle 1760-1870)
Sold for HK$ 78,000 (US$ 10,063) inc. premium

Lot Details
Wang Xisan inside-painted snuff bottles from a private Australian collection (lots 301-306)
An inside-painted agate 'cat' snuff bottle
Wang Xisan, dated 1979 (the bottle 1760-1870)
Of flattened rounded form raised on a short oval foot ring, carved on either side with lion mask and ring handles, finely painted on each side with a cat, inscribed and dated with one seal of the artist.
8cm high.

Footnotes

  • 瑪瑙內畫貓圖鼻煙壺
    王習三,1979年作(壺:1760-1870)

    Provenance來源:
    Y.F. Yang & Co., Hong Kong
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