A cinnabar lacquer 'flautist' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1730-1850
Lot 194
A cinnabar lacquer 'flautist' snuff bottle Japan, 1800-1900
Sold for HK$ 11,250 (US$ 1,451) inc. premium
Lot Details
A cinnabar lacquer 'flautist' snuff bottle
Japan, 1800-1900
Of compressed heart-shaped form rising from a flat foot to a cylindrical neck, one side carved with a flautist playing a tune whilst seated on rockworks and under a tree, the reverse with another figure seated at a tree stump surrounded by flowers, both figures with their faces turned away, all above a finely carved hexagonal diaper pattern at the background.
5.2cm high.

Footnotes

  • 日本 1800-1900 剔紅漁童吹笛圖鼻煙壺

    鼻煙壺銅胎,扁圓腹,上豐下斂。壺身兩面均雕樹蔭湖石,以菱形菊花紋作錦地,一面雕一吹笛人背對依石而坐,另一面則雕一小童背對坐於石桌旁。壺頸部雕雷紋及迴紋一周。

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