A moulded 'famille rose' porcelain 'lotus blossom' snuff bottles Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Lot 186
A moulded 'famille rose' porcelain 'lotus blossom' snuff bottles Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Sold for HK$ 27,500 (US$ 3,546) inc. premium
Lot Details
A moulded 'famille rose' porcelain 'lotus blossom' snuff bottles
Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Moulded and decorated in rich 'famille rose' enamels with a dragonfly amongst lotus blossoms and leaves on a dark blue ground.
5.6cm 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.61, pl.118
    Bob Stevens, Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p.95, pl.277

    清 1800-1900 瓷胎模製粉彩荷花圖鼻煙壺

    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:
    Bob Stevens, 《Snuff Bottles》, 紐約, 1976年, 頁95, 圖版277
    《中國鼻煙壺》,香港藝術館,香港,1977年,頁61,圖版118

    一壺扁圓身,直徑,橢圓形圈足。壺身外側通體施一層藍釉為地,一面模製盛開荷花及荷葉,花葉中蜻蜓飛舞,寓意平步青玉、清正廉潔。
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