An inscribed lacquer on textile 'conch' snuff bottle
Fuzhou, Qing dynasty, 1760-1820
Naturalistically worked in the form of a conch shell, the three-tiered lobed in increasing size ending in seed like enclosure, the exterior well-polished with fine brown splashes of on black ground, incised with two indistinct chatacters in kaishu.
8.1cm (including original stopper) high.
Chinese Works of Art
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