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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 412

    TWO FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES

    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1790-1830

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    TWO FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
    JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1790-1830
    The first, 1790-1820, is decorated on one side with three houses below a mountain and a single willow tree on the reverse, the narrow sides are enameled with pink blossoms and clouds on a blue geometric reserve, and the base is marked with an iron-red axe-head. The second bottle, Daoguang seal mark in iron red and of the period (1800-1830), is decorated with Zhong Kui escorting his sister to be married.
    2 3/8 and 2 ¼ in. (6 and 5.7 cm.) high, glass and agate stoppers


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    Provenance

    First bottle:
    Alan Wheatly.
    Robert Hall, London, 1998.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2549.
    Second bottle:
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 24b.