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The Marakovic Collection  
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Missing Immortal Blues

Inlaid famille rose enamels on bronze, with gold (cloisonné); with a flat lip, flat foot, and flat foot rim; decorated with a continuous design, the elements similar on the two main sides, of the emblems of the Eight Daoist Immortals set against formalized floral scrolling, the neck and base with bands of formalized lingzhi; the exterior exposed metal all gilt
Height: 7.8 cm                                                      
Mouth/lip: 0.62/0.96 cm
Stopper: gilt bronze, chased with a coiled chi dragon

Robert Hall, December 1979
Guo’an Collection, Stockholm, no. 305
Sotheby’s, Hong Kong, 30 October 2000, lot 731
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd

Chang Gang 常罡, Canghai yizhu: Qiasi falang biyanhu yanjiu 滄海遗珠掐絲珐琅鼻烟壺研究 [Undiscovered pearls in the deep ocean: A study of cloisonné enamel snuff bottles] (Beijing: SDX Joint Publishing Co., 2013), 82, no. 9


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