A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'tianqiuping' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 393
A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'tianqiuping' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 12,500 (US$ 1,612) inc. premium

Lot Details
A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'tianqiuping' snuff bottle Qing dynasty A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'tianqiuping' snuff bottle Qing dynasty A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'tianqiuping' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Property from an important private collection (lots 381-403)
A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'tianqiuping' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Cast in the form of a miniature tianqiuping, the exterior with two cartouches featuring birds amidst flower blossoms, interspersed between floral sprays, vine scrolls, ruyi-heads and criss-crossed scrolls, all enamelled in vivid tones of white, pink, blue, turquoise and green colours on yellow and red grounds.
7.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 銅胎掐絲琺瑯開光花卉紋天球瓶式鼻煙壺

    Provenance 來源:
    Acquired in Shanghai, 1920s
    An American private collection
    美國私人收藏,1920年代購於上海
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