20 - 21 March 2014
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MONTANA
AN ENAMELED AND MOLDED DOUBLE-GOURD-FORM PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
JIAQING PERIOD (1796-1820)
The bottle is molded all over with small iron-red double gourds borne on leafy and flowering vines. The base has an illegible mark in iron red.
2 3/8 in. (6.2 cm.) high, porcelain stopper, wood stand
Private Collection of Hugh Moss.
Hugh M. Moss Ltd., London, 1971.
Marjorie Dillon Lonsdale (1920-2005) Collection, Sarasota, Florida.
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H. Moss, Chinese Snuff Bottles 5, London, 1969, p. 66, fig. 63.
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