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Blue Moon

Famille rose enamels on translucent glass; with a flat lip and flat foot; painted around three sides with a garden scene with blossoming prunus trees growing closely together behind a perforated rock formation alongside bamboo, with a butterfly in flight; the foot inscribed in iron-red regular script Guyue xuan 古月軒 (‘Ancient Moon Pavilion’)
Guyue xuan, palace workshops, Beijing 1770–1799
Height: 7.22 cm
Mouth/lip: 0.63/1.61 cm
Stopper: mother-of-pearl; tourmaline finial, gilt-bronze collar
Hugh M. Moss Ltd, 1968–1974
Mrs Edward Dane
Dev Barker (by descent)
Robert Hall, January 2007

Bob C. Stevens, The Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles (New York and Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1976), no. 960
Hugh Moss, ‘Enamelled Glass Wares of the Ku Yüeh Hsüan Group’, Journal of the International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society, June 1978, 24, fig. 38


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