16 September 2015
A MOLDED AND RETICULATED BLUE-ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, QIANLONG FOUR CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD, 1770-1799
The bottle is decorated in openwork on either side with an oval dragon panel flanked by molded mask handles on the shoulders and stylized floret designs between ruyi and leaf borders.
2 ¾ in. (6.9 cm.) high, glass stopper
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 44.
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