A group of three porcelain snuff bottles
Lot 1234
A group of three porcelain snuff bottles
US$ 800 - 1,200
£490 - 740

Lot Details
Snuff Bottles

Property from Various Owners
A group of three porcelain snuff bottles
The first of off-white biscuit, with a cylindrical neck and flattened ovoid body on a concave oval base, molded in relief with a crane amid pine trees that extend onto the reverse, the surfaces highlighted with black wash (firing crack); the second molded with a flat rim, cylindrical neck and flattened oval body painted in overglaze blue and white enamel with a classic lotus flower and leaf scroll design, the recessed base bearing a red enamel two-character Qianlong mark; the third with flat rim, waisted neck and flattened globular body molded with mock animal head and ring handles to the shoulder, black and green enamels forming a classic lotus flower and leaf scroll pattern combined with shou medallions in gilt, the recessed base bearing a four-character Qianlong mark in iron red (wear to enamels).
2 3/8 to 2 3/4in (6 to 7cm) high
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