Cloisonne Snuff Bottle with Shishi Lions, China, Qing dynasty, elongated pear-shape with slightly flattened body, round mouth rim, and short oviform foot, decorated with a lion's head with a ring in its mouth on both shoulders, each side of the body decorated with a pair of shishi lions in various colors and tones of enamels on a white ground filled with ruyi scrolls in light blue, a pendant lappet with ruyi mushroom and lotus flower design to the neck and an upright lotus leaf lappet near the foot, the domed cover decorated with a flowerhead in the center, four-character Qianlong mark incised to base, ht. 3 3/8 in.
chipped to mouth rim, normal age wear.
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