16 September 2015
A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN 'EIGHT IMMORTALS' SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD, 1780-1799
Each side is decorated with a panel of four of the Eight Immortals holding their attributes surrounded by formal flower sprays reserved on a ruby sgraffiato ground.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, turquoise stopper with opalescent finial
Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 25 March 1995.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1778.
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