Guangxu The ovoid vase of meiping form with a recessed base, the high shoulders rising to a thick lipped rim, depicting a landscape scene with plum blossoms, bamboo leaves and pine trees, each accompanied by a dog. The underglaze blue mark at the base translates, 'the three friends of winter by the Daoist Suyun' 10.3cm high.
Compare an almost identical vase or snuff bottle, sold in these rooms, 28 November 2011, lot 463.
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