Five Yixing stoneware snuff bottles 19th/20th century (5)

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Lot 280
Five Yixing stoneware snuff bottles
19th/20th century

Sold for US$ 1,083 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

Five Yixing stoneware snuff bottles
19th/20th century
In chocolate-brown or brick-red color; the first carved as a chrysanthemum flower-head, the second and third decorated in buff slip with landscapes, the fourth a double-gourd-form bottle with an applied metal plaque to the front and back, chased with fu and gui characters, the fifth carved with a calligraphy rubbing to one side, the reverse carrying a Meng Yuan signature, dated xinmao (1891 or 1951).
2 to 2 1/2in (5.1 to 6.4cm) high (5).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Chrysanthemum-form bottle:
    Te Feng Company, Hong Kong, 10 May 1997
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