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photographer E-Yaji.

The Marakovic Collection  
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Happiness in a Bottle

Famille rose enamels on glass; with a flat lip and slightly concave foot; painted with a continuous scene of four magpies and two other birds in a garden setting with rocks, a prunus tree, roses, bamboo, and hibiscus; the foot inscribed in regular script Qianlong nian zhi 乾隆年製 (‘Made in the Qianlong era’)
Palace workshops, Beijing, 1736-1760
Height: 5.90 cm
Mouth/lip: 0.70/1.15 cm
Stopper: green glass, mother-of-pearl

Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd

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


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