A moulded porcelain 'bajixiang' snuff bottle Probably Imperial, Jingdezhen, 1790-1820(CHECK)
Lot 48
A moulded porcelain 'bajixiang' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1790-1820
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,836) inc. premium
Lot Details
A moulded porcelain 'bajixiang' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1790-1820
Of flattened ovoid form, with a flat lip and concave, oval foot, the body reticulated on the exterior and skilfully pierced with the eight auspicious Buddhist emblems on a wispy background, all framed between ruyi-heads and keyfret scroll at the top and bottom, the glaze crackled and of a creamy-white tone, the inner body covered with a thick layer of glaze.
6.2cm high.

Footnotes

  • See another closely related example from the Mary and George Bloch collection, illustrated by Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.6, Hong Kong, 1995, p.240, no.98, and sold in these rooms, 23 November 2010, lot 48.

    清 1790-1820 瓷胎模製鏤空八吉祥紋鼻煙壺

    壺扁瓶形,口微撇,短頸、肩部分別飾迴紋及如意雲頭紋一周,圈足,凹底。通身施開片白釉,壺身外壁鏤空並雕模製法輪、海螺、寶傘、白蓋、蓮花、寶瓶、金魚、盤長八吉祥紋飾,壺內膽亦施一層薄釉,壺底近足處飾如意雲頭紋一周,底足亦施白釉開片,微微內凹。

    參看瑪麗及莊智博收藏中另一間相同的瓷胎模製鏤空八吉祥鼻煙壺,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240,編號98,後拍賣於香港邦瀚斯,2010年11月23日,拍品編號48。
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