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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 405

    TWO FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)

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    TWO FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
    The first bottle is decorated on the main side with two scholars, with further figures on the opposite side and the narrow sides. The second bottle is decorated with a dense, continuous mythological scene of deities, animals and animals with human attributes over raised panels on all four sides.
    2 3/8 and 2 7/8 in. (7.2 and 5.7 cm.) high, glass stoppers


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    Provenance

    The first bottle:
    Robert Hall, London, 2007.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4682.
    The second bottle:
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 24.