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photographer E-Yaji.

The Marakovic Collection  
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Famille rose enamels on copper, with gold; with a flat lip, slightly concave foot, and flat foot rim; painted with two European scenes with some continuous details at the narrow sides, each with a woman and a child (apparently a boy on one side and girl on the other), each holding a small dog, in a village with rocks, foliage, and fences, one of the women with her breasts exposed, the neck with a band of formalized floral scrolling above a shoulder mantel of distinctly European formalized floral design; the foot inscribed in regular script Qianlong nian zhi 乾隆年製 (‘Made in the Qianlong era’); the interior covered with white enamel, the exterior exposed metal all gilt, the interior covered with white enamel
Stopper: gilt bronze, chased with a formalized floral design; original
Imperial, Guangzhou, 1736–1795
Height (including original stopper in situ): 6.6 cm
Mouth/lip: 1.0/1.7 cm

Robert Kleiner, 1996

Journal of the International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society, Spring 2004, front cover


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