15 March 2017,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 2,400 - USD 3,400
AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN POUCH-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1880
The bottle is molded in the form of a small pouch or purse outlined by a narrow key-fret-decorated yellow-ground strip pierced at both ends. Each side is decorated with a mythical beast amidst incised waves and against the pale blue sky.
2 in. (5 cm.) high, glass stopper
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