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Auction: Auction 27.10.2003
was auctioned on: 27 October 2003
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Estimate: HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000
ca. US$154,980 - US$232,470
Price realised:  HK$1,183,750
ca. US$152,881
Lot number 721, Views: 26

A MAGNIFICENT BEIJING ENAMEL 'EUROPEAN-SUBJECT' SNUFF BOTTLE QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Finely enamelled to one side with a European lady looking back over her shoulder, wearing flowers in her hair and lifting a cup in one hand, before bushes and trees, the reverse with a European gentleman with his head turned over his shoulder, holding a small bouquet of roses in one hand before a similar landscape, elaborately framed within highly stylised intertwining scroll borders reserved on an olive-green ground, the neck encircled by a narrow flower-head collar, the reign mark inscribed against a turquoise-ground, stopper (enamel flake overpainted)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 27.10.2003
Date of the auction: 27 Oct 2003
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong