An inscribed famille-rose enamelled glass 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Guyue xuan mark, attributed to Yangzhou, 1775-1799
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An inscribed famille-rose enamel on glass 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle Guyue xuan seal mark, attributed to Yangzhou, 1775-1799
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An inscribed famille-rose enamel on glass 'figures in landscape' snuff bottle
Guyue xuan seal mark, attributed to Yangzhou, 1775-1799
Of flattened heart shape form rising to a flaring neck, the exterior intricately enamelled with a continuous scene of old and young figures resting amongst oak and willow trees, pointing and looking towards a man on a sampan amongst watery landscape, the base enamelled in iron-red with three-character mark.
5.6cm high.

Footnotes

  • For another famille-rose enamel on glass snuff bottle, with similar composition and enamelling technique, also inscribed with iron-red guyue xuan seal mark, see Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.6, Arts of Fire, Hong Kong, 2008, pp.327-328, no.1146.

    清 1775-1799 (傳)揚州 玻璃畫琺瑯江岸人物風景圖鼻煙壺 紅彩「古月軒」篆書款。

    壺以白色玻璃作胎,扁圓形,豐肩,頸微撇,平口,平底內凹。以琺瑯彩在壺身繪通景江岸人物圖,一面繪河岸,岸上一小童坐在地下回身張望,旁邊一老者側倚柳樹之下,柳樹旁邊站立一位和尚及兩位高士,和尚身後躲一小童,一高士抬手指向向河面,遠處飾山石樹木。另一面見漁夫及小童屹立岸邊,河面蘆葦叢中一船夫撐船前行。壺底紅彩書「古月軒」三字篆書款。

    另一件帶相近構圖及相似琺瑯彩技巧,也有紅彩「古月軒」篆書款的鼻煙壺例子,可參考莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection》,第6冊,頁327-328,編號1146。
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