A Suzhou agate snuff bottle  Suzhou, Zhiting school, 1800-1880
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A Suzhou agate snuff bottle Suzhou, Zhiting school, 1800-1880
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A Suzhou agate snuff bottle  Suzhou, Zhiting school, 1800-1880
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Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
A Suzhou agate snuff bottle
Suzhou, Zhiting school, 1800-1880
Of rounded rectangular shape, with a flat lip and wide mouth, with a shallow oval foot, the body carved in relief depicting a continuous scene of two fishermen bringing up their full net, a bridge in the distance beneath an arching pine.
2 1/8in (5.3cm) high

Footnotes

  • 蘇作瑪瑙漁夫樂鼻煙壺
    蘇州 芝亭流派

    Provenance:
    Christie's, New York, March 25, 1998, lot 296

    For a similar example see A Congregation of Chinese Snuff Bottle Connoisseurs, An Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles at the Tsui Musuem of Art, Hong Kong, 1996, Catalogue, pp. 168-169, no. 206
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