A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period
Lot 8
A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period
Sold for HK$ 150,000 (US$ 19,339) inc. premium

Lot Details
A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period
A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle
Daoguang underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period
Of flattened spherical form, painted in underglaze-blue with a continuous design of an Imperial five-clawed writhing dragon surrounded by ruyi-shaped clouds and formalised flames, the base with a four-character zhuanshu seal mark.
5.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • Illustrated:
    Paul Braga, Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors, Arts of Asia, November-December 1976, Vol.6, No.6, p.84.

    清道光 瓷胎畫青花雲龍紋鼻煙壺 青花「道光年製」篆書款

    出版:
    Paul Braga,《Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors》,Arts of Asia,1976年11-12月,卷6,第六期,頁84。

    壺呈扁圓形,直口,橢圓形底。通體以青花繪雲龍龍紋,盤龍五爪,雙目圓瞪,飛騰於流雲及火焰之中,氣勢兇猛。壺底施青花「道光年製」篆書款。

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