The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part IV

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Datum der Auktion: 15.03.2017

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A PUDDINGSTONE SNUFF BOTTLE

A PUDDINGSTONE SNUFF BOTTLE
1750-1850
A PUDDINGSTONE SNUFF BOTTLE 1750-1850 The stone exhibits a pattern of mottled grey, white, brown and beige ovoid forms in a light grey stone. 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high, turquoise stopper

Los #: 301

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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TWO RED-OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES

TWO RED-OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES
1760-1860
TWO RED-OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES 1760-1860 The first, 1770-1860, is carved through the clear red glass overlay to the translucent white ground with lotus and water plants. The second, 1760-1850, is decorated with two carp amidst water weeds, carved

Los #: 302

Schätzpreis: 3.500 $ - 4.500 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A RARE ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

A RARE ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
A RARE ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850) The bottle is

Los #: 303

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
1770-1860
A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 1770-1860 The bottle is incised on both sides with leafy scrolls. The orange and white stone has geometric banding. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, jadeite stopper

Los #: 304

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A RED-OVERLAY YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A RED-OVERLAY YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
1780-1880
A RED-OVERLAY YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 1780-1880 The bottle is carved through the red overlay to the opaque yellow ground with a continuous scene of pine branches and lingzhi growing from rocks, with a pair of deer on one side and a pair of cranes

Los #: 305

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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AN OLIVE-GREEN AND RUSSET-BROWN JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

AN OLIVE-GREEN AND RUSSET-BROWN JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
MASTER OF THE ROCKS SCHOOL, 1740-1860
AN OLIVE-GREEN AND RUSSET-BROWN JADE SNUFF BOTTLE MASTER OF THE ROCKS SCHOOL, 1740-1860 The olive-green jade bottle is carved on one side in low-relief utilizing the russet-brown skin to depict a boy lighting

Los #: 306

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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THREE IRON-RED-DECORATED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES

THREE IRON-RED-DECORATED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1880
THREE IRON-RED-DECORATED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1820-1880 The first, 1830-1870, and second, 1820-1880, are both decorated with the theme of Zhong Kui and a bat. The third, 1820-1880, is decorated with

Los #: 307

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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TWO OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES

TWO OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES
1800-1900
TWO OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES 1800-1900 The first bottle, 1800-1860, is carved through the green overlay to the white ground with a dragon confronting a tortoise on one side and a phoenix confronting a qilin on the reverse. The second bottle, 1820-1900, is

Los #: 308

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
OFFICIAL SCHOOL, 1800-1850
A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE OFFICIAL SCHOOL, 1800-1850 The darker inclusions in the stone are carved on one side with a Buddhist lion and a bird, and on the reverse with a monkey holding a peach. 2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) high, glass stopper

Los #: 309

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
AN ENAMELED PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850) The bottle is

Los #: 310

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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TWO FACETED OCTAGONAL GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES

TWO FACETED OCTAGONAL GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES
IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1720-1850
TWO FACETED OCTAGONAL GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1720-1850 The first, 1720-1840, is of deep blue color with raised panels on either side and facets running along the narrow sides. The second

Los #: 311

Schätzpreis: 2.800 $ - 3.800 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A GUYUE XUAN ENAMELED WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A GUYUE XUAN ENAMELED WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, YANGZHOU, 1770-1799
A GUYUE XUAN ENAMELED WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE IMPERIAL, YANGZHOU, 1770-1799 The bottle is decorated with a continuous scene of two pheasants perched on rocks beneath flowering branches. The base has a three-character Guyue

Los #: 312

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
PROBABLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, 1700-1840
A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE PROBABLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, 1700-1840 The bottle of mottled orange-brown tone is accented with brilliant highlights of ochre and red. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high, jadeite stopper, metal spoon

Los #: 313

Schätzpreis: 1.800 $ - 2.800 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SNUFF BOTTLE

A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SNUFF BOTTLE
PROBABLY IMPERIAL, 1760-1830
A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SNUFF BOTTLE PROBABLY IMPERIAL, 1760-1830 The bottle is decorated on both sides with an orange carp on top of a brightly colored lotus pad and beneath the sun. The narrow sides are decorated with a repetitive

Los #: 314

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
1780-1880
A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 1780-1880 The translucent bottle is finely carved on both sides with a carp emerging from waves. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, shell stopper

Los #: 315

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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THREE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES

THREE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1800-1900
THREE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES JINGDEZHEN KILNS, 1800-1900 The first bottle, 1800-1860, is decorated with a dragon amidst clouds and a further dragon chasing a pearl on the base. The second bottle, 1820-1900, is

Los #: 316

Schätzpreis: 1.400 $ - 2.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A VERY RARE ENAMELED GREEN-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE ...

A VERY RARE ENAMELED GREEN-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, YANGZHOU, QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1770-1799)
A VERY RARE ENAMELED GREEN-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE IMPERIAL, YANGZHOU, QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD

Los #: 317

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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AN INSCRIBED WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

AN INSCRIBED WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1770-1799
AN INSCRIBED WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1770-1799 The bottle is delicately incised and gilded with a fifty-six-character poem on wine and poetry, followed by the inscription, Yu ti

Los #: 318

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A LAC BURGAUTÉ SNUFF BOTTLE

A LAC BURGAUTÉ SNUFF BOTTLE
1820-1900
A LAC BURGAUTÉ SNUFF BOTTLE 1820-1900 The bottle is decorated with a continuous scene of geese in flight and various poses all amidst reeds and sand, the bottom with an apocryphal Qianli mark. 2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high, hardstone stopper

Los #: 319

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A BLUE-OVERLAY CLEAR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A BLUE-OVERLAY CLEAR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1770-1840
A BLUE-OVERLAY CLEAR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1770-1840 The bottle is carved through the translucent blue glass overlay to the clear bubble-suffused ground on either side with two

Los #: 320

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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AN ENAMELED YIXING SNUFF BOTTLE

AN ENAMELED YIXING SNUFF BOTTLE
1800-1860
AN ENAMELED YIXING SNUFF BOTTLE 1800-1860 The bottle is decorated on either side with a recessed panel of a landscape scene centered by a molded bat. Each narrow side is molded with a mask-and-ring handle below a shou character. 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high, glass

Los #: 321

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
1770-1860
A SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 1770-1860 The stone of pale honey tone is carved on one side utilizing the dark russet inclusions to depict a single hawk perched in a tree. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, glass stopper, metal spoon

Los #: 322

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A RARE INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A RARE INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
SIGNED MA SHAOXUAN, CIRCA 1900
A RARE INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE SIGNED MA SHAOXUAN, CIRCA 1900 The bottle is decorated on one side with a figure holding a staff while walking on a winding path within a mountainous landscape with tall trees and two

Los #: 323

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A FIVE-COLOR OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A FIVE-COLOR OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
1760-1820
A FIVE-COLOR OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 1760-1820 The bottle is carved with a continuous design in translucent overlays; yellow for the finger citron, red for the pomegranate, pink for the peach, and blue for the chrysanthemum blossoms

Los #: 324

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A CARVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE

A CARVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE
1740-1850
A CARVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE 1740-1850 The bottle is carved in high relief on one side with a squirrel, the reverse with a ribbon in low relief. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, glass stopper

Los #: 325

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
1830-1940
A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 1830-1940 The bottle is carved with a boy at the side holding a drum, with a chilong in low relief on the opposite side. The translucent stone contains pink, white and clear bands. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, shell

Los #: 326

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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TWO OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES

TWO OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES
1780-1880
TWO OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES 1780-1880 The first bottle, 1780-1850, probably Palace Workshops, Beijing, is carved through the deep blue overlay to the bubble-suffused ground with a coiled chilong on each side. The second bottle, 1800-1880, is carved

Los #: 327

Schätzpreis: 3.200 $ - 4.200 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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THREE SILVER SNUFF BOTTLES

THREE SILVER SNUFF BOTTLES
1800-1920
THREE SILVER SNUFF BOTTLES 1800-1920 The first, probably Mongolian, 1800-1920, is decorated in repoussé on one side with a leaping water beast amidst waves beneath an applied coral 'sun', the reverse incised with a blossom, and the narrow sides with mask-and-ring

Los #: 328

Schätzpreis: 1.400 $ - 2.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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AN EMERALD-GREEN AND WHITE JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

AN EMERALD-GREEN AND WHITE JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE
1820-1900
AN EMERALD-GREEN AND WHITE JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE 1820-1900 The bottle is carved on one side with a dragon amidst waves, its claw grasping a pearl trailing vapor, the reverse with a figure carrying a banner and a vertical flowering branch

Los #: 329

Schätzpreis: 2.400 $ - 3.400 $

Datum: 15.03.2017

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A RARE DARK BLUE-OVERLAY RUBY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A RARE DARK BLUE-OVERLAY RUBY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
1800-1900
A RARE DARK BLUE-OVERLAY RUBY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 1800-1900 The bottle is carved through the transparent blue overlay to the clear ruby-colored glass bottle with a hawk on a rock on either narrow side. 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high, shell stopper

Los #: 330

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2017