Snuff bottle decorated with "thousand blossoms" design

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 97.13.1
Type: object for daily use; snuff bottle; pottery
Date of production:
19th century
Qing dynasty
Place of production:
Marks: four-character iron red Qianlong mark
Materials: porcelain
Techniques: overglaze decoration
Dimensions: height: 6.4 cm
diameter (base): 2.8 cm
The slightly broadening, flat, roundish body has a short cylindrical neck and rests on an oval base. The background of the overglaze coloured design was fulfilled with gold painting.