Chinese Jiaqing Period (1760-1820) "18 Lohan" Snuff Bottle. Of compressed spherical form with thin neck, flat lip, tall oval foot ring. Molded with a continuous design of the Eighteen Luohan, some with an animal or attribute, with a dragon descending from clouds near the neck, the scene picked out on a ground of dense waves; all surfaces except for the foot covered with white glaze. Provenance: David Chang Collection (San Francisco, California). For a similar example see Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles From The Collection of Barbara And Marvin Dicker , Bonhams March 16, 2015.
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