An inside-painted crystal 'Water Margin' snuff bottle Liu Shouben, dated 1996
Lot 245
An inside-painted crystal 'Water Margin' snuff bottle Liu Shouben, dated 1996
Sold for HK$ 87,500 (US$ 11,281) inc. premium

Lot Details
Liu Shouben snuff bottles from a private Australian collection (lots 243-248)
An inside-painted crystal 'Water Margin' snuff bottle
Liu Shouben, dated 1996
The wide bottle flanked by a pair of taotie ring handles, painted with a continuous scene of the figures engaged in various leisurely activities.
6.8cm high.

Footnotes

  • 劉守本,1996丙子年作 水晶內畫「水泊梁山」鼻煙壺

    Provenance 來源:
    Y.F. Yang & Co., Hong Kong

    The legend tells of a group of a hundred and eight heroes gathering at Mount Liang to form a sizable army before granted amnesty by the Emperor and sent on campaigns to resist foreign invaders and suppress rebel forces. The inscription translates 'made by Liu Shouben, the finest of the Jing class, autumn of 'bingzi' year (1996)', followed by a seal of the artist.
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