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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 468

    AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

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

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    AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    The bottle is decorated in rose and green enamels with two sinuous dragons pursuing a flaming pearl amidst flames and waves.
    2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.), glass stopper


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    For a related mark and period bottle, decorated an enameled and frolicking dragon throughout the exterior, see D. Low, Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Sanctum of Enlightened Respect III, Singapore, 2007, p. 226, no. 193.

    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2010.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5028.