16 September 2015
A BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN FACETED SNUFF BOTTLE
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1770-1850
Each side is molded with a raised panel, those on the main sides are decorated with scenes of a lady with a young child, those on the narrow sides with orchids. The characters zhenwan ('precious plaything') are inscribed on the base.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper
Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1998.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2555.
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