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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 487

    AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN BLACK ENAMEL AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)

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    AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN BLACK ENAMEL AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
    The circular bottle is decorated with two panels of scholars out of doors enjoying the Four Scholarly Pursuits (siyi), of playing the qin, chess, reading books and painting. The narrow sides are decorated with a gilt 'fish-roe' pattern on an iron-red ground.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 2001.
    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2001.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3303.