GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD

5.8 cm high (without stopper)

The bottle is of flattened oval form supported on a short foot and rising to a cylindrical neck. One side is painted in delicate enamels with two birds standing below large lotus leaves and flowers. The other side is painted with two ducks swimming in a pond below reeds and blossoming branches of peony. The flat base is inscribed in iron-red with a four-character seal mark qianlong nianzhi. Jadeite stopper.

 

Provenance:

Formerly in a Dutch private collection

Acquired in Amsterdam in 1988

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