Porcelain snuff bottle illustrating a legend

4,200.00 

A porcelain snuff bottle illustrating the subjugation of Qing dissident Zhang Ge’er; one side with a battle scene; the reverse with a trial scene.
“Yongle tang” mark (Hall of Eternal Happiness)
Daoguang period 1821-1850
H: 6 cm

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Description

A porcelain snuff bottle of flattened rounded form painted in “famille rose” and gold enamels illustrating the subjugation of Qing dissident Zhang Ge’er; one side with a battle scene; the reverse with a trial scene.
The shoulders with mask-and-ring handles.
The base enamelled with the mark “Yongle tang” (Hall of Eternal Happiness)
Daoguang period 1821-1850
H: 6 cm
Provenance: French Collection

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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