A group of five molded porcelain figural bottles
Lot 1259
A group of five molded porcelain figural bottles
Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from a West Coast Collection
A group of five molded porcelain figural bottles
The first of a lion and her cub, 1796-1820, rendered in opaque famille rose enamels (extensive surface wear); two examples depicting the Daoist immortal Li Tieguai, 1850-1920, both painted in the famille noire palette (minor wear to enamels); and two depictions of the immortal Liu Hai and his three legged toad, one a miniature bottle in famille rose enamels (restored), the other in famille verte enamels bearing a stamped four-character Tongzhi mark.
2 3/4 to 1 3/4in (7 to 4.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance of miniature Liu Hai bottle:
    Hugh Moss
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