Lot 91
  • 91

A rare carved porcelain snuff bottle by Wang Bingrong 1830-1860

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Description

of compressed pear shape, finely carved with a landscape scene with a boat sailing away from a house upon a riverbank, applied overall with a pale yellow enamel, the base with the mark Wang Bingrong zuo in sealscript

Provenance

Edward Choate O'Dell Collection
John Ford, 1991

Literature

Illustrated JICSBS March 1975, front cover

Catalogue Note

Landscape subjects by Wang are extremely rare. Compare a bottle in the collection of Rachelle Holden, with similar riverscape and lime-green glaze, illustrated Rivers and Mountains Far from the World, p.273, no.118, and another related bottle, Hui et.al. Hidden Treasures of the Dragon, p.53, no.96.
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