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The Marakovic Collection  
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Lindström’s Missing Immortals

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 a formalized shou (‘longevity’) character with a bat flying beneath it and the emblems of the Eight Daoist Immortals on a ground of formalized floral scroll, the neck and base with a band of formalized lingzhi; the exterior exposed metal all gilt
Probably imperial, 1730–1830
Height: 7.8 cm
Mouth/lip: 0.62/0.96 cm
Stopper: gilt bronze chased with a coiled chi dragon

Victoria Lindström, May 1965
Guo’an Collection, Stockholm
Sotheby’s, Hong Kong, 30 October 2000, lot 729
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), 83, no.10


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