A coral-imitation porcelain snuff bottle, Jiaqing seal mark and period

Jiaqing seal mark and period

A coral-imitation porcelain snuff bottle, Jiaqing seal mark and periodEstimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP (2,713 - 4,070 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.

of elongated ovoid form, densely decorated with a dragon and phoenix writhing amongst ruyi-shaped clouds and flame wisps, all between bands of ruyi heads, keyfret and raised bosses, covered overall in a coral-red glaze, the base with a four-character Jiaqing seal mark in gilt, silver-mounted jadeite stopper; Quantity: 2 - 7.7cm., 3in.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, London, 13 May 2015, 11:00 AM