A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820
Lot 118
A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period
Sold for HK$ 16,250 (US$ 2,095) inc. premium

Lot Details
A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820 A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820 A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820 A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820 A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820 A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820 A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle Jingdezhen, 1796-1820
A moulded 'famille-rose' porcelain 'eighteen luohans' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period
Of compressed form with a flat lip and recessed flat oval foot surrounded by a convex footrim, the body moulded with the eighteen luohan, all with distinctive attributes and all vividly painted in coloured enamels and against a ground of formalised waves, the foot inscribed in iron-red with an indistinct seal mark.
5.8cm high.

Footnotes

  • Illustrated:
    Paul Braga, Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors, Arts of Asia, November-December 1976, Vol.6, No.6, p.84

    For a Jiaqing reign-marked snuff bottle of similar moulded form and design in the Mary and George Bloch collection, see Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.6, Arts of the Fire, Hong Kong, 2008, pp.452-453, no.1202. It is rare to find an example of such small size as the current bottle.

    清嘉慶 瓷胎模製粉彩十八羅漢鼻煙壺 礬紅「琥」篆文方印

    出版:
    Paul Braga,《Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors》,Arts of Asia,1976年11-12月,卷6,第六期,頁84。

    壺扁瓶形,短頸微撇,平口,橢圓小圈足,壺身通身模製十八羅漢各持法器雲遊海上,每個羅漢以紅、黃、綠、藍、等釉彩裝飾,又以淺浮雕海水波浪紋為地,水波施一層透明白釉,與彩釉羅漢形成鮮明對比,使整個紋飾闢具立體感。壺底以礬紅書一「琥」字篆文方印。

    瑪麗及莊智博收藏中,亦有一件帶嘉慶年紀年款的瓷胎模製末粉彩十八羅漢鼻煙壺可供比較,詳見莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection》,第6冊,第二部份,頁452-453,編號1202。
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