Rare Ivory and Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Qianlong Mark, 18th/19th Century
With a superbly incised continuous garden scene depicting a lady and young acolyte on one side, two immortals on the other, the negative spaces lacquered black. Ivory stopper similarly decorated as the body
height 7.3" — 18.6 cm.
four-character Qianlong mark
Lots 169 to 172: Snuff Bottles from a Quebec City Collection
Purchased from Hugh Moss, London in the 1980’s