A famille-rose 'magpie and prunus' snuff bottle, Mark and period of Jiaqing | 清嘉慶 粉彩喜上梅稍圖鼻煙壺 《嘉慶年製》款
Property from an Important American Private Collection
A famille-rose 'magpie and prunus' snuff bottle
Mark and period of Jiaqing
清嘉慶 粉彩喜上梅稍圖鼻煙壺 《嘉慶年製》款
of ovoid form set over a low foot and rising to a straight neck, painted all around with a prunus tree in bloom, a flock of magpies perching and flying amidst the branches, the tree bark and birds executed in grisaille enamels with the new shoots in lime-green and the blooms picked out in pink and yellow, the base with a four-character mark in iron red, tourmaline stopper (2)
Height 2⅜ in., 6 cm
The bottle is in overall good condition.
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Collection of Kenyon V. Painter, Sr. (1867-1940) and Maud Wyeth Painter (1885-1971), and thence by descent.
Kenyon V. Painter, Sr. (1867-1940) 及 Maud Wyeth Painter (1885-1971) 伉儷收藏，此後家族傳承