An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty
Lot 177
An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,835) inc. premium

Lot Details
An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty
An inside-painted amber 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle
Late Qing dynasty
Of flattened rectangular form, rising from a hollowed foot to a cylindrical neck, the interior painted on both sides with a wondrous landscape scene of equestrians en route to their destination.
5.9cm high.

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    Chinese Snuff Bottles, jointly presented by Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors Study Group and the Urban Council, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 15 October to 26 November 1977

    Illustrated:
    Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1977, p.117, pl.286

    晚清 佚名 琥珀內畫學士遊春圖鼻煙壺

    展覽:
    香港中國鼻煙壺收藏家學會、香港市政局聯辦,《中國鼻煙壺》,香港藝術館,1977年10月15日至11月26日

    出版:
    《中國鼻煙壺》,香港藝術館,香港,1977年,頁117,圖版286

    壺呈扁瓶形,滑肩,橢圓形圈足。琥珀通透,內畫學士列隊騎馬遊山,畫中山石皴擦苔點清晰,松葉層層相疊,畫法簡單,習吳門一路,沒有署名。

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