16 September 2015
A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG PERIOD (1821-1850)
One side is decorated with an elephant with turned head, its back draped with a blanket beneath a gu-shaped vase, and the reverse is decorated with a jardinière of nandina raised on a stand beside a rock and asters.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper
Robert Hall, London, 2007.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4681.
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