Porcelain snuffbottle – Xiwangmu, the Queen Mother of the West


White porcelain snuffbottle showing Xiwangmu, the Queen Mother of the West.

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A porcelain snuff bottle of flattened rectangular form enamelled in “famille rose” on a “giaffiato” white ground with “Xiwangmu” on a boat, The Queen Mother of the West, holding a basket with peaches on one side ; the reverse with her jade palace in stylized clouds. Mock and mask-ring handles.

China, 1820-1860

H: 6,2 cm
Wooden stand

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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