86. A Chinese dated tortoiseshell ‘president’s’ snuff bottle with gilt inscriptions

A Chinese dated tortoiseshell ‘president’s’ snuff bottle with gilt inscriptions
Dated Gengwu year, corresponding to 1930
The flat baluster bottle inscribed to one side with a poem about orchids, and to the other with a poem about prunus blossom, the narrow sides with further insciptions.
H. 4.8 cm
N.B. I:
One of the small sides is inscribed Guan Shen ge (studio name), and the other Cao kun. Cao kun was China’s president between 1923 and 1924.
N.B. II:
For an almost identical snuff bottle, see: auction Christie’s New York, 28 March 1996, lot 129.

Taxatie
€ 2.500 - 3.500
Hamerbedrag
€ 2.600