A pale yellow porcelain carved 'landscape' snuff bottle
Yao Weidong, Jingdezhen, 1815-1860
Of teardrop form, rising from a hollowed, convex foot with protruding footrim to a gently waisted cylindrical neck, the exterior carefully carved with a continuous scene of a lakeside landscape with a figure under the pavilion amidst pine trees and springtime blossoms on one side, the reverse with a fisherman on a sampan, the base inscribed in zhuanshu script, Yao Weidong zuo.
Chinese Works of Art
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