A glazed porcelain snuff bottle carved with figures and landscape, 1820-1860. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,300 - 3,600). Photo Bonhams.
The compressed spherical form bottle rising from a concave foot, its cylindrical neck incised with key-fret patterns, the sides well carved with a continuous tranquil landscape with two figures walking across a bridge towards secluded houses nestled in the shades of lush trees along a riverbank, with mountains in distance, covered overall with a thin white enamel. 2 1/8in (5.4cm) high
Provenance: The Asian Art Studio, Inc., acquired August 2011
A. Klein, CA
The Neal W. and Frances R. Hunter collection
Bob C. Stevens
Bonhams. CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES FROM THE COLLECTION OF BARBARA AND MARVIN DICKER, 16 Mar 2015 10:00 EDT - NEW YORK