Title: Porcelain snuff bottle with painted panels
Period: Early 20th Century
Dimensions: H 5.3cm x W 5.2cm x D 0.9cm

One side has a painted landscape panel of a house amongst foliage and with mountains in the distance. The other side has a painted panel of Chinese calligraphy:“Zhu shen Liukechu, Hejing Naliangshi”. The sides of the snuff bottle have carved and painted handles. The base of the snuff bottle has painted Qianlong seal mark in red. Comes with a clear glass and red rimmed snuff bottle stopper attached to a spoon.

Provenance:
Originally purchased at Sotheby’s, Booth Mansion, 28-30 Watergate Street, Chester, CH1 2NA
Sale Date: 04/11/1987
Lot Number: 1215
Venue: Sotheby’s Chester”

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