19 - 20 September 2013,
Price realised USD 11,250
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A PAINTING OF A COURT LADY TAKING SNUFF
The painting, executed in gouache on paper, depicts a Manchu noblewoman seated on a throne chair and dressed in a yellow chaogua, worn over an apricot-colored robe. In her right hand she holds a green-colored snuff bottle, and her left hand is raised to her face to take snuff.
9½ x 7 in. (24.1 x 17.7 cm.), framed
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Acquired in London in the 1990s.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, Tiny Treasures: Two Hundred Snuff Bottles from Los Angeles Collections, 22 October 2003- 18 January 2004.
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