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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 411

    A COPPER-RED-DECORATED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1780-1840

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    A COPPER-RED-DECORATED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1780-1840
    The elongated pear-shaped body is decorated in underglaze red of crushed-strawberry tone and small green splashes with a continuous scene of a five-clawed dragon amidst clouds and flames above another dragon rising from waves at the bottom on one side.
    2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high, jadeite stopper


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2003.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3723.