An iron-red porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle
Lot 146
An iron-red porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 8,750 (US$ 1,128) inc. premium
Lot Details
An iron-red porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle
Late Qing dynasty
The cylindrical body rising to high shoulders and a short neck, the exterior decorated with two dragons above one another in flight amongst clouds and a crackled background, the base with a further coiled dragon.
6.7cm high.

Footnotes

  • 晚清 瓷胎礬紅雙龍戲珠鼻煙壺

    壺圓筒身,溜肩,唇口,淺圈足,壺身內外均施釉,外壁釉面開片,通體以礬紅繪二龍飛騰與卷雲及火焰之中爭奪一珠。圈足外壁未施釉處露出米白色瓷胎,圈足內繪盤龍雲紋。
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