16 September 2015
TWO BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1800-1880
The cylindrical bottle, 1800-1860, is decorated with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl on a diaper ground, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. The meiping-form bottle, 1800-1880, is decorated with a dragon and a mythical horse amongst flames and clouds, the base with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark.
3 1/8 and 2 3/4 in. (8 and 6.9 cm.) high, glass stoppers
Cylindrical bottle: Jin Hing & Co., Los Angeles, California, 1994.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1651.
Meiping-form bottle: Asiantiques, Winter Park, Florida, 1996.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2091.
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