California Asian Art Auction California Asian Art Auction
 Jan. 20, 2024  Jan. 20, 2024

 Lot # 1007 
WANG XISAN: INSIDE PAINTED 'BOYS' AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE    王习三(1938- ) 1977年作 玛瑙内畫“戲嬰圖”鼻烟壶

  • Dimension: Height: 2 7/8 in (7.3 cm) Width: 2 1/8 in (5.4 cm)
  • Estimate From: $3000
  • Estimate To: $5000

The agate bottle is finely inside-painted to one side depicting a group of young boys gathering around a round table playing teetotum, the lower right side bears an inscription and signature by Wang Xisan, dated to the year 1977, and includes a seal mark ; the reverse side further depicting a group of young boys playing drum, flute, and dancing with ribbon within a garden setting. Both sides carved in relief with chilong design as handles. 20th century.

Provenance: Property from a Chino Hills, California private collection.
來源: 加州奇諾崗私人收藏