A Canton enamel ‘European subject’ snuff bottle Mark and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 銅胎廣東畫琺瑯西洋人物圖鼻煙壺 《乾隆年製》款
Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection
A Canton enamel ‘European subject’ snuff bottle
Mark and period of Qianlong
清乾隆 銅胎廣東畫琺瑯西洋人物圖鼻煙壺 《乾隆年製》款
with gilt-bronze stopper
There are five areas of overpaint, including the shoulder and the lower part of one side. Some expected enamel wear.
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Christopher Sin, Humphrey Hui, and Po Ming Kwong, ed., A Congregation of Snuff Bottle Connoisseurs: An Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles, Tsui Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1996, cat. no. 231.
Tina Yee-wan Pang ed., Heavenly Creations, Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collections of Anthony Cheung, Humphrey Hui, Po-ming Kwong, Tuyet Nguyet and Christopher Sin, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2005, cat. no. 313.