12 July 2005
AN ENAMELLED GLASS MINIATURE BOTTLE
BLUE-ENAMEL QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK, 20TH CENTURY
With ovoid body below a tall thin cylindrical neck and standing on a recessed foot, finely enamelled around the body with a pair of birds, one perched on a bamboo branch, the other on rockwork, amidst flowering peony, poppy, lily and chrysanthemum, all below a band of tassels and pendent palmettes around the mouth rim
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high, stand
Richard C. Derry.
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