A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes Various dates (13)

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Lot 93
A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes
Various dates

Sold for £ 701 (US$ 870) inc. premium

Asian Art

21 Mar 2019, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Lot 91-97, Property of an English Collector
A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes
Various dates
Two cylindrical blue and white snuff bottles, one entirely decorated with Chinese characters, another with continuous scene of a scholar and attendant on terrace, both 7.8cm high; a flattened heart-shape bottle enamelled with continuous scene of scholar and attendant, archaistic mark to base, 6.5cm high; a copper-red flattened bottle with shou characters and bats, Qianlong four-character mark to base, 7.2cm high; two blue and white circular seal paste boxes, each with six-character hall mark, 4cm diameter; and a provincial blue and white rice bowl decorated with chilong dragons, 12.2cm diameter.
All snuff bottles with stoppers. (13).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: from a collection amassed in Hong Kong during the late 1960s and early 1970s by an English civil engineer working on the first cross-harbour tunnel and later in the 1970s on the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) and now by descent to the current owner.
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A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes Various dates (13)
A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes Various dates (13)
A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes Various dates (13)
A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes Various dates (13)
A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes Various dates (13)
A blue and white bowl, four snuff bottles and two seal paste boxes Various dates (13)
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