Ivory Snuffbottle

Description

Ivory Snuffbottle, painted with figural scenes against a black laquer ground, the bottle is bordered at the foot and shoulder with a continous ornamental design in red laquer. Matching stopper. Export for the Chinese market.

At the base the flaw in the nerve center of the tusk were used to form part of the caligraphy (reign mark) Chien Lung.

Details

ID 9
Material Ivory
Period Late 19th C
Measures Height: 9,6 cm
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