Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
A porcelain snuff bottle with overglaze enamels
Qianlong mark, Republic period
Of compressed ovoid form, with a rounded gilt lip, its unglazed oval foot rim surrounding a recessed foot, the sides in blue featuring an overglaze gilt pattern of scrolling leaves, the front with a medallion of a single bird and peony reversed by two birds with chrysanthemum and bamboo, the foot bearing an apocryphal four-character Qianlong mark in iron red.
2 3/8in (5.9cm) high