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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 481

    A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

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    A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    The bottle is decorated with a continuous lower border of crashing waves, with a pair of magpies fluttering beneath a willow tree on one side, and bats amidst clouds on the reverse. Each narrow side is molded with a mask-and-ring handle.
    2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Vivian Jutheau sale, Paris, October 1993, lot 52.
    Robert Hall, London, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5358.