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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 257

    A group of three porcelain snuff bottles, 19th and 20th Century

    Price Realised  

    A group of three porcelain snuff bottles, 19th and 20th Century
    comprising an ovoid bottle painted with an iron-red dragon inflight, and a green enamelled dragon emerging from turbulent waters both chasing a gilt decorated flaming pearl, iron-re Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908) -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high; an ovoid bottle depicting an equestrian figure and attendants pulling a lady in a palanquin; and a flattened bottle decorated en grisaille and iron-red with small boys playing at ball games, iron-red Hongxian four-character mark ot base -- 2¼in. (5.8cm.) high. (3)


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