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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 496

    THREE MOLDED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1880

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    THREE MOLDED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1880
    The group comprising a pair of bottles, each decorated with figural panels molded in high relief and turquoise mask-and-ring handles on the narrow sides, all on a yellow sgraffito ground, and the bases with an apocryphal Qianlong mark. The third bottle is of large bulbous form and is decorated with raised cranes flying amidst polychrome stylized clouds on a pale blue ground, the base with an apocryphal Qianlong mark.
    2 7/8 and 2 3/8 in. (7.4 and 6 cm.) high, glass stoppers


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    Provenance

    The pair of bottles:
    Virginia Meade.
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2011.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5254.
    The third bottle:
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2008.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4862.