• Lot 31

    TABATIERE EN PORCELAINE EMAILLEE BLANC

    CHINE, XIXEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN PORCELAINE EMAILLEE BLANC
    CHINE, XIXEME SIECLE
    En forme de lion bouddhique, ce dernier représenté couché, le pelage finement rendu, la crinière bouclée, les yeux émaillés noirs, la gueule ouverte, les crocs plantés dans une balle rehaussée d'un ruban, les pattes avant maintenant le jouet en place, le bouchon en pâte de verre
    Longueur avec le bouchon: 8,3 cm. (3¼ in.)


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    Compare the current bottle with an identical one illustrated in Michael C. Hughes, The Blair Bequest. Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Princeton University Art Museum, Baltimore, 2002, p.210, pl.285.
    See also another type of molded white porcelain buddhist lion bottle from the Blanche B. Extein Collection, sold in our New York Rooms, 21 March 2002, lot 73.

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    Provenance

    Hugh Moss Ltd., London, 24 May 1979.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES V. SWAIN


    Post Lot Text

    A MOLDED WHITE-ENAMELLED PORCELAIN BUDDHIST LION SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, 19TH CENTURY