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The Marakovic Collection  
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The Bloch Indian Lotus

Inlaid famille rose enamels on bronze, with gold (cloisonné); with a flat lip, flat foot, and flat foot rim; decorated with a partially filled design of scrolling Indian lotus and other flowers between a shoulder band of formalized floral design contained in a formalized lingzhi border beneath pendent petals and a base band of formalized lotus petals; the exterior exposed metal all gilt
Probably imperial, Beijing 1750–1850
Height: 6.35 cm
Mouth/lip: 0.65/1.60 cm
Stopper: aventurine glass; horn collar

Provenance:
Phillip Allen
Robert Kleiner, 1997
Mary and George Bloch
Bonham’s, Hong Kong, 27 May 2012, lot 55
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd

Published:
Hugh Moss, Victor Graham, and Kao Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vi: Arts of the Fire (Hong Kong: Harold International Ltd, 2008), no.1115

 

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