Description

 A Rare Sepia Iron-Red and Grisaille Porcelain Snuff Bottle 

1820-1851

Daoguang four-character seal mark in iron-red in a line to the base and of the period

 

Of flattened rounded shape , painted with three rows of graduated cells encircling a single character on each side, one reading fu (good fortune), the other reading shou (longevity), all within a gilt border set on on a sepia ground which pales to white at the neck rim.