An Imperial copper-ground 'famille rose' enamelled 'European subject' snuff bottle
Guangzhou, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period
The tiny body of teardrop shape with a short recessed footrim, rising from wide slanted shoulders to a gently waisted neck, each side with a central panel of an European woman holding a ruyi amongst mountainous landscape, all brilliantly enamelled in vivid colours, the foot and mouth rim gilded.
HK$ 240,000 - 340,000
US$ 31,000 - 44,000
£20,000 - 29,000
Chinese Works of Art
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