View full screen - View 1 of Lot 65. A famille-rose molded and openwork 'dragon and phoenix' snuff bottle, Mark and period of Jiaqing | 清嘉慶 粉彩模印龍鳳紋鼻煙壺 《嘉慶年製》款.
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A famille-rose molded and openwork 'dragon and phoenix' snuff bottle, Mark and period of Jiaqing | 清嘉慶 粉彩模印龍鳳紋鼻煙壺 《嘉慶年製》款

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Property from an Important American Private Collection

A famille-rose molded and openwork 'dragon and phoenix' snuff bottle, Mark and period of Jiaqing | 清嘉慶 粉彩模印龍鳳紋鼻煙壺 《嘉慶年製》款

A famille-rose molded and openwork 'dragon and phoenix' snuff bottle, Mark and period of Jiaqing | 清嘉慶 粉彩模印龍鳳紋鼻煙壺 《嘉慶年製》款

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

A famille-rose molded and openwork 'dragon and phoenix' snuff bottle

Mark and period of Jiaqing

清嘉慶 粉彩模印龍鳳紋鼻煙壺 《嘉慶年製》款


of ovoid shape formed in a double layer with a solid-walled interior bottle enclosed within an exterior bottle modeled with a writhing iron-red dragon on one side and a soaring polychrome phoenix on the opposite side, the surrounding white and polychrome cloud swirls pierced in openwork, all between molded iron-red ruyi borders above and below, an iron-red keyfret band at the neck, and tiny raised bosses encircling the foot and uppermost band of the neck, the rim gilt, the neck with a four-character mark in iron red, matching molded stopper (2)


Height 2⅞ in., 7.3 cm

There is an approx. 0.7-cm restored chip to the rim, and a few small areas of loss to the gilt and enamels, including to the dragon's horns.


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Collection of Kenyon V. Painter, Sr. (1867-1940) and Maud Wyeth Painter (1885-1971), and thence by descent.


來源

Kenyon V. Painter, Sr. (1867-1940) 及 Maud Wyeth Painter (1885-1971) 收藏,此後家族傳承


Several Jiaqing mark and period snuff bottles of this form were made, including one in the Mary and George Bloch Collection published in Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 6, pt. 2, Hong Kong, 2007, no. 1204; one from the collection of Denis S. K. Low exhibited and published in Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Sanctum of Enlightened Respect III, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2007, cat. no. 205; and one formerly in the collection of Colonel James A. Blair, Jr. (1880-1934), and now in the collection of the Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, published in Michael C. Hughes, The Blair Bequest: Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Princeton University Art Museum, Baltimore, 2002, pl. 263. A snuff bottle of the same type and period, but bearing a Nezhai Mingbei mark, from the Mary and George Bloch Collection, sold at Bonhams Hong Kong, 27th May 2012, lot 98.