A lac-burgauté  'shield' snuff bottle Japan, 1854-1930
Lot 193
A lac-burgauté 'shield' snuff bottle Japan, 1854-1930
Sold for HK$ 31,250 (US$ 4,030) inc. premium

Lot Details
A lac-burgauté  'shield' snuff bottle Japan, 1854-1930 A lac-burgauté  'shield' snuff bottle Japan, 1854-1930 A lac-burgauté  'shield' snuff bottle Japan, 1854-1930 A lac-burgauté  'shield' snuff bottle Japan, 1854-1930 A lac-burgauté  'shield' snuff bottle Japan, 1854-1930
A lac-burgauté 'shield' snuff bottle
Japan, 1854-1930
Of downward arrow shape with the flattened tip as the base, the black-lacquered ground with inlaid design of abalone shell, gold and silver foil in brilliant glimmering tones of green, blue, pink, purple and yellow, each side with three circular panels depicting different scenes of a crane with a scholar, a pine tree on a cliff above crashing waves and peony blossoms, all above a dense leafy scroll, the base with apocryphal Qianlong seal mark.
6cm high.

Footnotes

  • 日本 1854-1930 黑漆鑲嵌螺鈿盾形開光鼻煙壺 「乾隆製」篆書款

    壺呈倒三角形,平肩,小直口,平底。壺身通身在黑漆上嵌銀白色藤紋為地,兩面均作三個圓形開光,每個開光分別以螺鈿嵌雲崖迎客松、賞鵝圖以及牡丹蜻蜓圖。該壺開光設計雖小,但圖案細節刻包括山石紋路,人物五官都刻畫均一絲不苟,所嵌螺鈿五光十色,黑漆中螺鈿散步反光下亦繁星點點。
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