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210 AN AGATE 'MELON' SNUFF BOTTLE
18TH CENTURY

210 AN AGATE 'MELON' SNUFF BOTTLE
18TH CENTURY

H6.8cm

EXHIBITED
Universe in a Bottle: Treasures of Snuff Bottles, National Museum of History, Taipei, 29 August to 26 October 2008
LITERATURE
Universe in a Bottle: Treasures of Snuff Bottles, National Museum of History, Taipei, 2008, p. 128

Estimates

TWD
60,000-80,000
USD
2,100-2,900
HKD
16,700-22,200
RMB
13,950-18,600
十八世紀 瑪瑙巧雕多子多孫鼻煙壺
2021 AUTUMN AUCTIONS
Auction
Sunday, 26 December 2021 2:00pm
Venue
No. 1, Sec. 1, Nanchang Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
Preview
18-24 December 10:00am-6:00pm
25 December 10:00am-4:00pm
Venue
7F., No. 15, Sec. 2, Chongqing S. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
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Lot Overview

瑪瑙質,色澤溫潤,淺褐色中顯露橘黃,晶瑩清透。壺呈扁瓶形,直口,豐肩,橢圓形圈足。灰白色處巧雕藤蔓瓜瓞,其間停歇螽斯,象徵「瓜瓞綿綿」、「多子多孫」。螽斯又被稱為蟈蟈、紡織娘。文獻典籍《幼學瓊林.卷二》:「可愛者,子孫之多若螽斯之蟄蟄;堪羨者,後人之盛如瓜瓞綿綿。」傳統農業社會,人們殷切地期望「子孫滿堂」,繁衍不絕。本品以螽斯與瓜瓞為主題,皆有象徵子孫繁盛之寓意。
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