A carved cinnabar lacquer snuff bottle Probably Imperial, possibly Palace workshops, 1730-1820

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Lot 66
A carved cinnabar lacquer snuff bottle
Probably Imperial, possibly Palace workshops, 1730-1820

Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium

Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles

20 Mar 2012, 10:00 EDT

New York

Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
A carved cinnabar lacquer snuff bottle
Probably Imperial, possibly Palace workshops, 1730-1820
Of flattened baluster form, with a gilt metal lip and flat gilt metal foot, with an everted mouth rim and leiwen band around the neck, the body carved with a continuous landscape with a figure holding a lingzhi on one side reversed by two seated figures.
2 1/8in (5.7cm) high

Footnotes

  • 剔紅人物紋鼻煙壺
    或為宮庭作坊御製品

    Provenance:
    Robert Kleiner
    Colonel Kedzior

    Published:
    Robert Kleiner Chinese Snuff Bottles The White Wings Collection p. 212
    Journal ICSBS, June 1977, p. 17, no . 38
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A carved cinnabar lacquer snuff bottle Probably Imperial, possibly Palace workshops, 1730-1820
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