Baur

Snuff bottle, enamels on copper set in coral

鼻煙壺
中国

Subject/design:

A pair of magpies among bamboo, rocks and peonies; on the other side, a pair of quails pecking on ears of millet.

Materials:

Coral with enamles painted on copper, original coral stopper with ivory spoon

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 1736-1795

Size:

height 5.8 cm, llength 4.4 cm

Place of origin:

China, imperial palace workshops

Artist:

Inconnu

Mark:

Qianlong mark (r. 1736-1795)

Inventory number:

CB.TA.1930.555

Copyright:

Baur Fondation

Photographer:

Marian Gérard