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Chinese Artist

Snuff Bottle, n.d.
2 5/8 in. x 1 11/16 in. (6.67 cm x 4.29 cm)

Creation Place: Asia, Chinese
Technique: Firing
Credit Line: Gift of Clinton N. Laird
Accession Number: P61.8.399

Flattened, ovate bottle made of white porcelain. Landscape decoration is unusual, almost impressionistic. Background is flat brushwork, but foreground uses simple vertical likes to represent trees. Obverse: a small boat on a lake, mountains, and trees (lines). Reverse: mountain peaks in the background and trees (lines). Red characters on the bottle's base.

Acquired 3/19/38 from Mang Koo Hing- 5 Kwang Wai St.

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