A cloisonné enamel snuff bottle, 1770-1820.

The bottle is of flattened form, with a black ground panel on each side enclosing flowering prunus and butterflies, reserved on a turquoise ground filled with lotus flowers and trailing tendrils, a collar of acanthus leaves around the neck, 6.6cm.
Early cloisonné enamel snuff bottles are uncommon.

 

REFERENCE: CSBE26

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