An incredibly rare porcelain snuff bottle from the imperial Jingdezhen kilns, finely painted in enamels on the front and back presenting the Eighteen Luohan with their attributes beneath a descending dragon, the narrow sides molded with two animal masks and ring handles in gold and iron red.
The rim decorated in gold.
Marked with four character Daoguang mark in red to the base and of the period (1821-1851)
Christie’s, March 2017 lot 447
Bonhams March 2016 lot 6012
Freemans auctioneers Sep. 2015 Lot 47
Measuring ca. h. 7.5 cm w. 6 cm d. 2.5 cm
Condition - In excellent condition without chips, cracks or repairs. This lot has been thoroughly checked with UV light.
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This lot will be carefully packed and sent by registered and insured mail
- FORNI JINGDEZHEN IMPERIALI 18 BOTTIGLIE SNUFF LUOHAN CON TAPPO OCCHIALE TIGRE - DAOGUANG QUATTRO CARATTERI
- Daoguang (1821-1850)
- Regione/paese d'origine
- In ottime condizioni, vedi descrizione
- 7.5×6×2.5 cm