One glazed blue red and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with a beaded lip surmounts conical shoulders on an elongated cylindrical body tapering at the bottom towards a circular base. Neck ringed with geometric T-shaped pattern. Shoulders exhibit floral motifs enmeshed in pattern of linked triangles and criss-crossing lines. Body presents garden landscape design in which two warriors duel with swords whilst two other figures look on. Base exhibits mark of Yongzheng Emperor (1723-1735 AD).
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35x80mm (dia x thickness)
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Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)
“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed March 28, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/772.