A Porcelain Copper Red Landscape Snuff-Bottle

Qing Dynasty: 18th century.
Porcelain, overglaze enamels.
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China.
H: 7.8cm.

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.


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