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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 523

    THREE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND COPPER RED-DECORATED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1880

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    THREE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND COPPER RED-DECORATED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1880
    The first, 1830-1880, is decorated with medallions in Japanese style. The second bottle, 1820-1870, is decorated in underglaze blue with dancing boys. The third, 1830-1880, is decorated overall with mythical beasts on copper-red waves, and the base with a copper-red fish with blue eyes.
    3 1/8, 2 ½ and 2 7/8 in. (8, 6.4 and 7.8 cm.) high, glass, lapis lazuli and jadeite stoppers


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    Provenance

    First bottle:
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2003.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3859.
    Second and third bottles:
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2009.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, nos. 4889, 4890.