A Porcelain Copper Red Landscape Snuff-Bottle
Qing Dynasty: 18th century.
Porcelain, overglaze enamels.
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China.
Decorated with a traditional mountain landscape in underglaze copper red, with some green colouration showing, with the original bronze lid topped with a deep red coral finial.
• A similar example of a snuff bottle with the same intense copper red is in The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3723
• Royal Ontario Museum, 1969. Letter ‘P’ on base.
• Formerly in the George Crofts Collection.
• Private Canadian Collection.