A famille-rose moulded porcelain 'lions' snuff bottle Jiaqing iron-red four-character mark and of the period
Lot 21
A famille-rose moulded porcelain 'lions' snuff bottle Jiaqing iron-red four-character mark and of the period
Sold for HK$ 68,750 (US$ 8,865) inc. premium
Lot Details
A famille-rose moulded porcelain 'lions' snuff bottle
Jiaqing iron-red four-character mark and of the period
The finely moulded body skilfully reticulated, the outer decoration of a group of nine recumbent Buddhist lions depicted frolicking with brocade balls, finely enamelled with a band of archaistic design and ruyi scrolls around the neck and the base.
6.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • A closely related snuff bottle illustrated by Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.6, Arts of the Fire, Hong Kong, 2008, pp.467-468, no.1209, was sold in these rooms, 28 May 2010, lot 83.

    清嘉慶 瓷胎粉彩模製九獅戲球鼻煙壺 礬紅「嘉慶年製」篆書方款

    壺扁瓶形,短頸,口沿微撇,壺口微鼓鎏金,溜肩,橢圓圈足,近足處飾如意雲頭紋,頸部塑迴紋及如意紋一周,壺身塑九頭小獅互相嬉戲爭奪五繡球,小獅神態各異,憨態可掬。壺頸、肩、壺身小獅及繡球均以彩釉裝飾,壺身又以白色卷雲紋為地,色彩對比使畫面更具立體感。壺底書礬紅「嘉慶年製」四字篆書方款。

    瑪麗及莊智博收藏中亦見同類嘉慶年製之煙壺,見莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection 》,第6冊,第二部份,頁467-468,編號1209,並於香港邦瀚斯拍賣,2010年5月28日,編號83。
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