16 March 2016,
Price realised USD 2,125
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SNUFF BOTTLE
QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER CARVED MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD
The bottle is decorated overall with the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) on a black ground,
2 1/16 in. (5.1 cm.) high, original cloisonné enamel stopper
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This unusual bottle is part of a larger group that has recently been re-examined. Once thought to have been produced in the 1960s, the group has now been attributed to the regional production of Guangzhou or Jiujiang during the Qianlong period.
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