AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE Wang Xisan, 1972
Lot 8015¤
AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE
Wang Xisan, 1972
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium

Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles

13 Nov 2017, 10:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE Wang Xisan, 1972
AN INSIDE-PAINTED CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE
Wang Xisan, 1972
Of rectangular form, the narrow sides carved in low relief with mock lion and ring handles, one side carved with an orchid plant and butterfly and two blank seal cartouches, the design echoed on the interior with a painting of cat, butterfly and orchid, the other side painted with a cat perched on a rock, beside a bonsai gazing at peonies, inscribed fugui yannian (wealth, honor and longevity), dated renzi qiuyue (autumn month 1972), signed Wang Xisan painted at the Yihu Zhai, followed by a painted seal reading Xisan.
2 5/8in (6.8cm) high

Footnotes

  • 1972年 王習三内畫「富貴延年」鼻煙壺
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