Extra Large Snuff Bottle Reverse Painted

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2.00 (in)
3.50 (in)
2.00 (in)
$15.00 (Fixed Shipping Cost)
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The Chinese eglomise snuff bottle is a captivating masterpiece, showcasing the delicate art of reverse painting from the inside. The scene depicted a group of birds perched on a prunus blossom tree in a serene snowy landscape with the symbolic meaning of strength and success amid adversity. Adorned with orange and heather feathers and mauve bellies, the birds come to life with vivid expressions and lively postures. Executed with precision using an ultrafine 1-hair brush, the artist navigated the complexities of the process with exceptional dexterity. The bottle, of an extra-large squarish shape with an egg-shaped interior, exhibits a seamless connection between the scenes, creating a harmonious and dynamic composition. The agate lid adds a touch of elegance to this remarkable work of Chinese art, exemplifying the meticulous craftsmanship and artistic mastery inherent in the tradition of reverse painting on snuff bottles.