An incised porcelain 'Journey to the West' snuff bottle  Late Qing dynasty
Lot 178
An incised porcelain 'Journey to the West' snuff bottle Late Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 40,000 (US$ 5,156) inc. premium

Lot Details
An incised porcelain 'Journey to the West' snuff bottle  Late Qing dynasty An incised porcelain 'Journey to the West' snuff bottle  Late Qing dynasty An incised porcelain 'Journey to the West' snuff bottle  Late Qing dynasty
An incised porcelain 'Journey to the West' snuff bottle
Late Qing dynasty
Of flattened spherical form rising to a waisted neck and a flat lip, one side enamelled with the Monkey King Sun Wukong, holding the famous magical staff ruyi jingu bang; the other side with the figure of Nezha, riding on fenghuolun or the Fiery Wheels of Wind, his left hand holding the circular blade qiankunquan and right hand with a spear qiang, all above a wavy background enamelled in white glaze, the base with apocryphal four-character iron-red mark.
8.4cm high.

Footnotes

  • 晚清 瓷胎軋道粉彩哪吒鬧海圖鼻煙壺 礬紅「嘉慶年製」篆書款

    壺扁圓身,短頸微撇。壺通身以白釉軋道飾海水紋,一面以粉彩繪齊天大聖孫悟空手執金箍棒,另一面則繪哪吒左手高舉乾坤圈,右手持火尖槍,腳踏風火輪,回首張望,與孫大聖在海浪之上游斗,底有偽礬紅「嘉慶年製」篆書款。
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