Inside Painted Glass Snuff Bottle

Ca: early 20th century

Description

With village scene/ man with attendant pulling horses over a bridge with a sea and mountainscape.
Signed: Chen Zhongsan (1885-1957) in the Fragrant Lotus Root Studio
Ca: early 20th century
Jadeite stopper.
Height: 2 ¾ inches
Ex: Sydney Moss, 1967
Fragrant Lotus Root Studio was the studio of the master snuff bottle painter Chou Lo-yuan.  Moss posits that Zhen Zhongsan may have been a student of his or friend who worked in his studio.

 

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