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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 420

    A MOLDED AND ENAMELED PORCELAIN 'DOUBLE-FISH' SNUFF BOTTLE

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1800-1860

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    A MOLDED AND ENAMELED PORCELAIN 'DOUBLE-FISH' SNUFF BOTTLE
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1800-1860
    The bottle is decorated in bright enamels, and molded in the form of two facing fish rising from two rows of green and white waves.
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high, stone stopper


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    A nearly identical bottle is illustrated by Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Volume 6, Part 2, Hong Kong, 2008, p. 730, no. 1337.

    Provenance

    Virginia Mead Collection.
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2011.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5255.