An ivory cylindrical vase snuff bottle
Lot 165Y
A carved ivory 'ladies in landscape' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 43,750 (US$ 5,641) inc. premium
Lot Details
A carved ivory 'ladies in landscape' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Finely carved as a vase of elongated cylindrical form with domed cover, intricately carved in varying levels of relief with two panels, one with a lady bearing a ewer, the other with a lady waving a fan, both in garden settings, separated from each other by plantain and pine, above and below bands of ruyi at the foot and neck.
7.6cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 象牙雕庭院仕女鼻煙壺

    壺呈梅瓶形,圓圈足,通體浮雕,肩飾雲肩紋,一面雕仕女在院中托壺,後有薔薇籬笆,另一面雕仕女攜扇過橋,兩面分別以松樹和蕉樹相間,雕工精細,每一個細部都代交清潔,甚有中國畫之詩意。
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