Asian Art Auction

December 05, 2011

LOT 171
Rare Ivory and Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Qianlong Mark, 18th/19th Century
  • Rare Ivory and Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Qianlong Mark, 18th/19th Century
  • Rare Ivory and Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Qianlong Mark, 18th/19th Century
  • Rare Ivory and Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Qianlong Mark, 18th/19th Century

171

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

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $3,444
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Provenance:

Lots 169 to 172: Snuff Bottles from a Quebec City Collection
Purchased from Hugh Moss, London in the 1980’s

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory