16 March 2016
A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
SIGNED DANYUN DAOREN, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1912-1949
The bottle is finely decorated on one side with a landscape including a grass-roofed pavilion, the reverse with a poetic inscription in black enamel describing the scene, followed by the artist's signature. The base is inscribed with a four-character iron-red mark, Jingshantang zhi (Hall of Respectful Benevolence).
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high, gold stone stopper
Robert Kleiner, London, 2008.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4734.
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