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Subject:Translation please
Posted By: Shea Sun, Jul 21, 2019 IP:

Hello forum members,
I just bought a set of new snuff bottles at auction and this one is my favorite. It is about 3 inches long with the stopper and about 3/4 inch wide. The scene and calligraphy appear to have been covered in gold after being painted on the interior.
Can someone please provide a translation if possible?

Subject:Re: Translation please
Posted By: I.Nagy Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Reading of the back side,
京劇大師 - Peking Opera Master
宗徳珠雅玩 - Zong Dezhu's elegant plaything
民国二十年 - 20th Year of ROC (1931)
孫星五 - Sun Xingwu

Sung Xingwu ( orig. Sun Yukui)
Famous master of interior paintings of the late Qing dynasty and early Republic era.
Born in 1919 in Tianjin .

The inscription on the front side is about the breading of silkworms.

With regards,

Subject:Re: Translation please
Posted By: Shea Tue, Jul 23, 2019

Thank you for the translation! It is greatly appreciated. | Associations | Articles | Exhibitions | Galleries |