Lot 26: A nice porcelain snuff bottle with blu decoration Yongzheng marked
October 22, 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: 19th Century
Cylindrical shape, narrowing toward the convex neck ending in a bulging border; painted with a blue, continuous landscape; flat foot with a convex border forming a base with the blue, four-character mark of the Emperor Yongzheng. Missing cover. A similar snuff bottle, presumably of the same period, with the four-character mark of Yongzheng (slightly bigger), is described in the Robert hall catalogue Chinese Snuff Bottles XV, THE SB COLLECTION; lot number 56.
See a similar snuff bottle marked Yongzheng in the Ernest Grandidier Collection at MusÃ©e National des Arts Asiatiques-Guimet, lot number G 4626.
dimensions: height 7.5 cm.