烟壶随笔 | Snuff Bottle Blog


Wang Xi San and his teacher, Cao Ke Jia – 王习三雨夜拜名师

Wang Xi San and his teacher, Cao Ke Jia – 王习三雨夜拜名师

Inside painted snuff bottle traditionally had very limited subjects. The most common themes seen are: Landscape, Still Life, Insects, folklore and portrait. Wang Xi San wanted to broaden the themes and began to experiment with painting cats, his favor animal. However, with a traditional bamboo pen, the painting tip was too hard for painting fur… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article

50 Responses to Wang Xi San and his teacher, Cao Ke Jia – 王习三雨夜拜名师

ZhiYing Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottle – Duan Stone Video 青蘭山房治潁珍藏

ZhiYing Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottle – Duan Stone Video 青蘭山房治潁珍藏

ZhiYing Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottle 青蘭山房治潁珍藏 I have published the first 2 series of ZhiYing Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottle 青蘭山房治潁珍藏 – The Duan Stone and the Realgar Series. The collection has the largest imperial made Realgar bottle known. The collection has a unique series of Duan Stone bottles, one of which is made… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article

Wang Xi San’s Self Portrait – 王习三的三件自画像

Wang Xi San’s Self Portrait – 王习三的三件自画像

Wang Xi San’s Self Portrait – 王习三的三件自画像 (by Wang Jin Peng, 王金鹏 – Grandson of Wang Xi San) Self-portrait, is an expression of an artist’s inner world and his spiritual belief at that point of time. Therefore, one of the best way to understand an artist’s journey is to study his self-portrait. My Grandfather Mr… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 4 (Last) – One Bottle Eight Virtues Studio (1988 – Current)     从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——一壶八德斋(1988年至今)

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 4 (Last) – One Bottle Eight Virtues Studio (1988 – Current) 从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——一壶八德斋(1988年至今)

The Changes in Wang Xi San’s Studio Name Part 4 (Last) – One Bottle Eight Virtues Studio (1988 – Current) 从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——一壶八德斋(1988年至今) Fakes Wang Xi San was elected into the Seventh CPPCC National Committee member in 1988. With his new appointment, Wang began to pay attention to some social issues. He had noticed that some undesirable… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 3 – One Bottle Studio (1968-1988)     从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——一壶斋(1968~1988年)

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 3 – One Bottle Studio (1968-1988) 从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——一壶斋(1968~1988年)

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 3 – One Bottle Studio (1968-1988) 从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——一壶斋(1968~1988年) Improving the Village In 1968, Wang had established his painting business in Yang Zhuang. However, Wang realized that it was impossible to for him to save the village from poverty. To reverse the situation, he would need to involvement all… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 2 – Semi-farming Studio (1967-1968)     从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——半农斋(1967~1968年)

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 2 – Semi-farming Studio (1967-1968) 从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——半农斋(1967~1968年)

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 2 – Semi-farming Studio (1967-1968) 从王习三的堂名变迁看历史——半农斋(1967~1968年)   Living In Beijing Wang XiSan had only left Beijing once and that was when he was 11 years old. At that year, Wang XiSan visited his uncle in the village and stayed there for ten days. Lice laced his clothes at… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 1 – TaiPing Zhuang (1961-1966)      从王习三堂名的变迁看历史 — 太平庄(1961~1966年)

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 1 – TaiPing Zhuang (1961-1966) 从王习三堂名的变迁看历史 — 太平庄(1961~1966年)

The Changes in Wang XiSan’s Studio Name Part 1 – TaiPing Zhuang (1961-1966) 从王习三堂名的变迁看历史 — 太平庄(1961~1966年) Studio Name An artist will usually have a studio name, also known as the studio title to represent himself. This name is often used in conjunction with the artist signature when signing off on a piece of artwork.  The… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article

A Sunny Afternoon with Beer and Snuff Bottles

A Sunny Afternoon with Beer and Snuff Bottles

A Sunny Afternoon with Beer and Snuff Bottles Take a carefree, sunny afternoon in Singapore, add a couple of beers plus 40-50 inside painted snuff bottles from the old master like Ye ZhongSan to modern master like Zhang Yong and Lee RuChen. You will get a fantastic art appreciation afternoon that every art lover will… Click onto the article title or picture to read the whole article


Visit us if you are in Singapore

Contact us if you are interested to view some of the bottles while visiting Singapore.

We will be delighted to share some of our experiences in collecting these amazing art pieces and show you the bottles that you might be interested in.........

Follow by Email
Facebook
YouTube
YouTube