16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 21,250
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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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Vivian Jutheau sale, Paris, October 1993, lot 52.
Robert Hall, London, 2012.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5358.
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