A reticulated porcelain snuff bottle with dragon and clouds Wang Bingrong, 1820-1870
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A reticulated porcelain snuff bottle with dragon and clouds Wang Bingrong, 1820-1870
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A reticulated porcelain snuff bottle with dragon and clouds Wang Bingrong, 1820-1870
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Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
A reticulated porcelain snuff bottle with dragon and clouds
Wang Bingrong, 1820-1870
Of rounded rectangular form, oval unglazed foot rim, a four-character mark in seal script inscribed to the recessed foot, the outer layer of the bottle carved with a five-clawed dragon amid clouds, the dragon's eyes highlighted with black and white enamels.
2 1/2in (6.2cm) high

Footnotes

  • 瓷胎鏤空龍雲鼻煙壺
    王炳榮

    Provenance:
    J.W.A. International Inc., 1991

    A similar bottle, except with the dragon facing the opposite direction, is illustrated in Moss, Graham and Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle, vol 1, no 2.
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