AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE  Wang Xisan, 1972
Lot 8000
AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE
Wang Xisan, 1972
Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE  Wang Xisan, 1972
AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE
Wang Xisan, 1972
Of rounded square form, the narrow sides carved in relief with lion mask and mock ring handles, one interior face painted with two fluffy kittens playing by asters, with one painted seal reading xiao mao (kittens), the other side painted with two cats, their attention transfixed by something in the distance, inscribed linu (an ancient phrase for cat), dated renzi chu chun (early spring 1972), signed Xisan painted at the Yihu Zhai, followed by two painted seals reading Xisan and Wang.
2 5/8in (6.6cm) high

Footnotes

  • 1972年 王習三内畫水晶「狸奴」鼻煙壺

    落款
    狸奴壬子初春習三作於一壺齋

    Provenance
    Y.F. Yang & Co., Hong Kong, 1973
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