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THREE UNDERGLAZE BLUE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
1821-1940
The first bottle is decorated with a scene of two scholars on horseback and a figure pushing a wheelchair, the second with a scholar in a pavilion and a fisherman, the third with a hawk and two quail. Each has molded mask and faux ring handles and a shen de tang zhi ('Made for the Hall for the Cultivation of Virtue') mark on the base.
2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, glass stoppers
Provenance
The first and second bottle:
John Ault Collection, Bangkok.
Robert Kleiner, London, 2010.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, nos. 5082, 5083.
The third bottle:
Robert Kleiner, London, 2010.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5085.

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