Chinese, 19th century, polychrome enamel porcelain. The gold lip contours sinuously to shoulders of famille rose enamels, festooned with flower sprigs reserved on a yellow ground body framing the European style female figure alternatively rendered to opposite panels. The underside enameled in robins-egg blue with four character Qianlong reign mark underglaze; amber stopper and ivory spoon with collection label marked 221; possibly Imperial Palace Workshops.
Literature: this newly re-discovered bottle highlighted on page 145, "Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Adventures and Studies of a Collector" by Lilla S. Perry, Charles E. Tuttle Company: Publishers; Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan Copyright 1960, Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 60-12196

  • ex Lilla S. Perry collection
  • Dimensions:
  • Bottle: 2 1/2 in. (6.35 cm.), with stopper: 2.90 in. (7.37 cm.); 50 grams

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