Nine porcelain snuff bottles
Lot 1252
Nine porcelain snuff bottles
Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

Lot Details
Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles Nine porcelain snuff bottles
Property from a West Coast Collection
Nine porcelain snuff bottles
The first a wucai-decorated bottle of rounded rectangular form, painted with auspicious flowers and vases, Daoguang mark and of the period; the second a 19th century blue and white bottle in tall rectangular shape, decorated with a 'Children at Play'-themed panel to each side, bearing a Qianlong mark; the third to the fifth bottles from 1850-1900, one covered with blue splashed turquoise glaze, mask-and-ring handles, the other two decorated with underglaze blue and copper red, one depicting a pavilion compound in a cloud-filled mountainous setting and figures, the other depicting two wrestling warriors and a group audience; the sixth to the eighth from 1820-1900, two painted in underglaze blue and copper red, one with a horse and wave theme, the other depicting an episode from the story of Nezha Conquering the Sea, the third a celadon ground bottle with molded, blue and white decorated rams; the ninth an enamel-decorated bottle painted with cockerels.
2 1/8 to 3 1/2in (5.4 to 8.8cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Wucai bottle, from the Anthony Kuo Collection
    Blue and white bottle with a 'Children at Play' theme, from the Ko Collection, Hugh Moss
    Turquoise-glazed bottle, reputedly from Christie's New York
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