A group of ten porcelain snuff bottles
Lot 3137
A group of ten porcelain snuff bottles
Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property by descent to the current owner from the estate of George H Taber, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
A group of ten porcelain snuff bottles
The first a square-form blue and white bottle with figural decoration bearing a Yongzheng mark; two flattened pear-form bottles with enameled flower designs (one lacking stopper); two compressed spherical bottles, each with mock animal mask-and-ring handles, one depicting Zhang Qian in copper red and underglaze blue and bearing a Shende Tang mark, the other painted in copper red with two opposing dragons; the sixth of melon form with additional melons painted in famille rose enamels; the seventh bottle decorated with a copper red dragon among green enameled cloud scrolls; the eighth of simple cylindrical form featuring a frog and lotus (lacking stopper); the ninth an oval bottle with enameled decoration of an immortal and sages in a terrace setting; the tenth with two raised panels, featuring Liu Hai and his toad reversed by a two-line poem (some with chips). [10]
2 1/4 to 3in (5.7 to 7.7cm) high
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