Inside-painted snuff bottle
Inside-painted snuff bottle was originated from Beijing and owned by noblemen and dignitaries at that time. Ye Zhongsan, one of the four famous inside-painted picture artists of Beijing in the late Qing Dynasty and early Republic of China Period, was the founder of modern inside-painted picture of “Jing(Beijing)” and “Ji(Hebei)” schools. Inside-painted picture of Jing school not only takes over the painting style of Ye but also combines with art styles of other schools and art form of modern painting to form a new modern art style. It is superior in material, excellent in workmanship, rigorous in structure, delicate in brushwork, featured in genre, vivid in meaning, simple, fresh and elegant in color, giving people unique art enjoyment. The paintings are quaint and mainly involved in traditional subjects and historical stories which make it abundant in content.
Sponsored by Xicheng District People’s Government of Beijing Municipality
Undertaken by Xicheng District Media Convergence Center
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