A FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED BUTTERFLY-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE
A FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED BUTTERFLY-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE

JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1796-1840

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A FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED BUTTERFLY-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1796-1840
The bottle is decorated on either side with colorful bands on the wings, with black eyes at the top and iron-red cloud motifs between the wings.
2 in. (5.1 cm.) high, glass stopper
Provenance
Robert Hall, London, 2011.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5115.

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Lot Essay

A similar butterfly-form bottle is illustrated by B. Stevens in The Collectors Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p. 104, no. 350.

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