A MOLDED FAMILLE ROSE 'EROTIC' SNUFF BOTTLE 19th/20th century

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Lot 203
A MOLDED FAMILLE ROSE 'EROTIC' SNUFF BOTTLE
19th/20th century

Sold for US$ 765 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

A MOLDED FAMILLE ROSE 'EROTIC' SNUFF BOTTLE
19th/20th century
Of moon flask form with a short neck, each main side with a panel molded in relief featuring an amorous couple in an interior setting, reserved against a green floral ground with lion mask handles on the shoulders, the slightly concave foot inscribed in iron-red with a four-character Qianlong mark.
1 3/8in (3.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Bob C. Stevens Collection
    Sotheby's, New York, Fine and Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the collection of Bob C. Stevens, Part III, 25 June 1982, lot 57
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