16 March 2016,
Price realised USD 1,750
USD 1,400 - USD 2,400
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
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A similar butterfly-form bottle is illustrated by B. Stevens in The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p. 104, no. 350.
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