A CARVED OPENWORK BROWN ENAMELED PORCELAIN 'DRAGON' SNUFF BOTTLE Wang Bingrong, 1820-1860

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Lot 273
A CARVED OPENWORK BROWN ENAMELED PORCELAIN 'DRAGON' SNUFF BOTTLE
Wang Bingrong, 1820-1860

Sold for US$ 6,950 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

A CARVED OPENWORK BROWN ENAMELED PORCELAIN 'DRAGON' SNUFF BOTTLE
Wang Bingrong, 1820-1860
Of rounded rectangular form, carved with a dragon against an openwork ground of clouds and flames cut through to the inner bottle, applied overall in a brown enamel, the eyes accented with black enamel, surmounted by a tubular neck and supported on an oval foot ring.
2 3/8in (6cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's, New York, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 17 October 2001, lot 240

    A similar brown enameled openwork dragon and cloud bottle by Wang Bingrong is illustrated by Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang , The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle: The J & J Collection, Vol. I, New York, 1993, no. 248.
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