A white metal 'floral' snuff bottle 1960-1970
Lot 188
A white metal 'floral' snuff bottle 1960-1970
Sold for HK$ 8,750 (US$ 1,128) inc. premium
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A white metal 'floral' snuff bottle
1960-1970
Of heart shaped form, boldly cast with blossoming prunus issuing from rockworks, the reverse with chrysanthemum and pods amidst bamboo leaves, all within a cartouche of diaper grounds within a 'millefleurs' design at the shoulders and neck, the base with apocryphal Qianlong mark.
4.9cm high.

Footnotes

  • For a similar example, see Bob Stevens, Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p.217, pl.804, where the author points out that the illustrated example was made in Hong Kong in 1965, with simulated designs of ivory and cinnabar lacquer snuff bottles.

    1960-1970 金鐫開光花卉紋鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁瓶形,直口,平肩,橢圓形圈足。頸飾三角葉紋,中間開光,在錦地上一面鐫梅石紋,一面鐫牡丹及竹葉紋,開光外側飾花卉紋,十分華麗,在表現手法上,仿如漆器雕刻,底書偽「乾隆御製」篆書款。

    在型製上與本壺相似例子,可參考Bob Stevens, 《Snuff Bottles》, 1976年, 頁217, 圖版804。該煙壺內容為人物樓閣,根據作者研究,該煙壺自1965年在香港製造,仿晚期象牙器及漆器,見同書,頁211-212。
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