The Kneeling Lotus Lady


This elegant inside painted snuff bottle depicts an Asian lady kneeling down and holding a fan amidst flowering lotus plants. The lotus is the flower of the 6th month, the flower of summer. The flower symbolizes marriage in addition to purity. The seedpod bursting with seeds symbolizes fertility. It is also said that the lotus is the ‘gentleman among flowers.’ An egret and a lotus plant are a pun for: ‘May you enjoy an affluent lifestyle throughout your life’. Real size: 7.8 x 5.6 cm


Material options:
Clear Plexiglass -> The photo is printed on a 4 mm thick aluminium plate and then covered with a 3 mm clear plexiglass.
Fine Art Paper -> Is a gloss paper with a fine structure, reminiscent of Baryta. It is printed with 12 different colors and 3 shades of grey. The photo is pasted on an aluminium plate of 4 mm thick.