A famille-rose porcelain snuff bottle

Daoguang mark and period (1821 – 1850)

the pear-shaped bottle finely enamelled on one side with a lady in a chair, a kneeling young lady and a male figure, the reverse depicting the same young lady holding a baby accompanied by a man carrying a basket and holding a flywhisk, the recessed base inscribed with an iron-red four-character seal mark, carnelian stopper

height 6 cm without stopper

from a Dutch private collection acquired prior to the 1980’s

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