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    Sale 11786

    The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 485

    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SNUFF BOTTLE

    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER CARVED MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD

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    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SNUFF BOTTLE
    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER CARVED MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD
    The bottle is decorated overall with the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) on a black ground,
    2 1/16 in. (5.1 cm.) high, original cloisonné enamel stopper


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    This unusual bottle is part of a larger group that has recently been re-examined. Once thought to have been produced in the 1960s, the group has now been attributed to the regional production of Guangzhou or Jiujiang during the Qianlong period.

    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5398.