• Lot 77

    TABATIERE EN PORCELAINE POLYCHROME

    CHINE, FIN DU XIXEME-DEBUT DU XXEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN PORCELAINE POLYCHROME
    CHINE, FIN DU XIXEME-DEBUT DU XXEME SIECLE
    Emaillée brun, vert et aubergine, en forme d'écureuil au pelage finement incisé, agrippé à une feuille de vigne, le bouchon en verre
    Longueur avec le bouchon: 7,2 cm. (2 7/8 in.)


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    Compare with another earlier polychrome-enamelled squirrel bottle illustrated by Moss, Graham, Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle. The J & J Collection, p.409, pl.244.
    See also another example from the Blanche B. Exstein Collection, sold in our New York Rooms, 21 March 2002, lot 59.

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    Post Lot Text

    A MOLDED AND POLYCHROME-ENAMELLED SQUIRREL-FORM PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE CHINA, LATE 19TH CENTURY/EARLY 20TH CENTURY