Imperial Ku Yueh Hsuan snuff bottle Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Item 40
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 18th century (Creation)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Flattened globular body, tapering shoulder, short tubular neck, slightly everted lip rim, on an elliptical foot ring. Decorated in fine famille rose enamels, depicting two birds singing on a tree amongst bamboo, poppies, daisies, roses, and rockery. On the neck, a foliated band painted on brilliant white Peking glass background. Four-character mark of Ch’ien Lung Nien Chih underfoot in raised blue enamels. Red glass and pearl stopper. Height 2-1/2 in.

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