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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 450

    A FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED BUTTERFLY-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1796-1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED BUTTERFLY-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1796-1840
    The bottle is decorated on either side with colorful bands on the wings, with black eyes at the top and iron-red cloud motifs between the wings.
    2 in. (5.1 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    A similar butterfly-form bottle is illustrated by B. Stevens in The Collectors Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p. 104, no. 350.

    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 2011.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5115.