Property from Various Owners
Two porcelain snuff bottles
The first of compressed globular shape with a wide, flat rim and oval foot ring, decorated to either side in the famille noire palette with birds amid flowering peony; the second of elongated quadrangular form and flaring neck, the rounded shoulders painted in red enamel with scrolling tendrils above bai shou, each panel with twenty-five archaic characters and tapering to a short circular foot ring bearing a Yongzheng mark.
5 5/8 and 2 7/8in (6.7 and 7 cm) high
Chinese Works of Art
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