An ivory landscape bottle and snuff dish
Yu Shuo, Tianjin, the bottle dated 1904
The bottle of compressed globular form supported on an ovoid foot, intricately engraved and filled with black pigment with a wondrous landscape and minute inscription, the reverse with 'lucky' long-tailed birds by a river and additional inscription, the shallow circular dish similarly decorated.
5.8cm high (dish 5cm diam).
Chinese Works of Art
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