Double porcelain snuffbottle – Tao Yuanming and Hua Mulan

A double porcelain snuff bottle showing Tao Yuanming on one side and Hua Mulan on the other side.

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A double porcelain snuff bottle, each section of cylindrical shape, painted in “famille rose” enamels with the famous poet Tao Yuanming (365-427) who spent most of his life in reclusion, on one side; on the other side, the Chinese heroine Hua Mulan who inspired many tales, legends and movies.

China, second part of the 19th century

H: 5 cm
Wooden stand

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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