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photographer E-Yaji.

The Marakovic Collection  
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Proceeding to the Palace

Famille rose enamels on copper, with gold; with a flat lip, flat foot, and flattened foot rim; painted with a continuous European scene of ten figures, men, women, and youths, walking with a dog on a path flanked by foliage, rocks, and two trees, with billowing clouds above, one woman holding a dish of fruit, one man holding a vase with a flower in it, and another woman holding a single flower up to her face; 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 gilt
Imperial, Guangzhou, 1750–1795
Height: 5.28 cm
Mouth/lip: 1.00/1.58 cm
Stopper: glass

Unidentified dealer, Shanghai, 1938
Ko Collection (1102/F)
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd, 1998
Mary and George Bloch
Bonham’s, Hong Kong, 23 November 2010, lot 107

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. 1137


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