Baur

Glass snuff bottle

鼻煙壺
中国

Subject/design:

Illustration of the Ode to the Red Cliffs by Su Dongpo

Materials:

Single red overlay on snowflake glass, orange glass stopper on a yellow glass collar, ivory spoon

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 1740-1800

Size:

height 6.2 cm, length 5 cm

Place of origin:

China, imperial palace workshops, Peking

Artist:

Inconnu

Comments:

Su Dongpo or Su Shi (1037-1101) was a famous scholar and poet of the Northern Song (960-1127). 

Inventory number:

CB.TA.1964.83

Copyright:

Baur Fondation

Photographer:

Marian Gérard