upright cylindrical form with a narrow neck, standing on a raised
Painted with ten seals, all of differing shapes.
Iron-red four-character Daoguang (1821-50) mark to base.
small firing flaws
wear to enamels
many small surface abrasions
commensurate with age
Measures 3 1/8" ( 8.0 cm )
PROVENANCE; Michael & Elizabeth Kaynes.
Provincial auction house sale, United Kingdom,
'Michael and Elizabeth Kaynes are amongst the most highly regarded of
snuff bottle collectors and their contribution to the study and
understanding of these items is recognised by all those involved in the
snuff bottle world today.
Michael worked in Hong Kong from 1962 and was ideally placed to take
advantage of the ready supply of snuff bottles in Hong Kong at this
taken from the original sale catalogue