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China Anonymous, Chinese
Chinese Cloisonné Snuff Bottle, 20th c.
Enamel on Copper
2 7/16 in. x 2 1/8 in. x 1 1/16 in. (6.19 cm x 5.4 cm x 2.7 cm)


Object Type: Cloisonné
Technique: Cloisonné
Creation Place: Asia, China
Credit Line: Gift of Douglas and Pamela Routh
Accession Number: 2002.9.144


Marks
There is a tag attached to the lid which reads: "88 JAD" on one side and "NF 8-67" on the other side. Chinese characters are engraved into the bottom of the bottle, attributing it to the reign of Cheng Lung.

Medium
Multicolored enamel and gilding on a cast copper base.

Object Description
Chinese cloisonée snuff bottle, decorated on one side with a scene of a bird in a still-life, and on the other with a still-life. The scenes are executed in multicolored enamels within a six lobed red bordered field, with a yellow enamelled ground. The image is within a larger white ground, with a multicolored chrysanthemum and scroll pattern. The lid has a pointed knob, and is decorated with a ring of cobalt and a white ground with petal shaped cloisons.

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