An Enameled Porcelain Snuff Bottle


Imperial
Jingdezhen kilns
AD 1796 - 1820
Height: 5.6cm

Of compressed form with flat lip and flat foot, each main side finely painted in famille rose enamels with poppies and asters, the narrow sides with formalized floral scrolls reserved against a lime-green ground, the mouth and panels edged in gilt, the foot inscribed with a four-character mark in iron-red seal script, Jiaqing nian zhi (Made in the Jiaqing period), coral stopper with gilt-metal collar.