• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1164

    AN UNUSUAL GRISAILLE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN IMPERIAL KILNS, TONGZHI FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)

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    AN UNUSUAL GRISAILLE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN IMPERIAL KILNS, TONGZHI FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
    Of compressed, tapering form, painted on one side in grisaille with a lush waterscape beneath an artist's signature and two seals, the reverse with a lengthy inscription and cyclical renxu date corresponding to 1862, stopper
    2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The Andrew Franklin Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

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