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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 507

    THREE UNDERGLAZE COPPER-RED-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE SNUFF BOTTLES

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1890

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    THREE UNDERGLAZE COPPER-RED-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE SNUFF BOTTLES
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1890
    The first bottle, 1820-1880, is decorated with a phoenix standing on a rock surrounded by bats and next to a large peony bloom. The second bottle, 1840-1890, depicts a fierce three-clawed dragon amidst clouds. The third bottle, 1830-1880, is decorated with mythological animals including a dragon, flying horse, phoenix and Buddhist lion.
    2 5/8, 2 ¾ and 3 1/8 in. (6.6, 7 and 8 cm.) high, stone, jadeite, and glass stoppers.


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Provenance

    First and third bottles:
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2003.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, nos. 3756, 3709.
    Second bottle:
    Dennis G. Crow, Los Angeles, California, 1993.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 508.
    Third bottle:
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2003.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3709.