15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED IN A LINE, 1790-1820
Of flattened, high-shouldered tapering form, finely painted on both sides with numerous boys gathered in a gated setting, some shown carrying lanterns while others carry cymbals and other festive objects, coral stopper
2 3/8 in. (5.5 cm.) high
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Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. KELLEY
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