An enamelled porcelain cricket snuff bottle

Porcelain snuff bottle adorned with crickets

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Description

A white porcelain snuff bottle enamelled on each side with a cricket, iron-red mask and ring on each shoulder. The foot of the bottle inscribed in iron-red seal script, Daoguang nian zhi ('Made during the Daoguang period')

China, Daoguang period, 1821-1850

H : 6 cm

A small original brown concretion on the heel of the foot.

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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