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A RARE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

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Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.000 $
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A RARE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, JINGDE ZHEN KILNS, XIANFENG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1851-1861)
A RARE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE IMPERIAL, JINGDE ZHEN KILNS, XIANFENG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1851-1861) Of cylindrical form with a convex lip and recessed flat foot surrounded by a footrim, the body painted with a continuous design of a five-clawed dragon flying amidst clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl above a second dragon rising from turbulent, formalized waves encircling the base, the sloped shoulder painted with flames and clouds below a collar of stylized lingzhi heads suspending jewels, the foot inscribed with a four-character mark in underglaze blue seal script, Xianfeng nian zhi (Made in the Xianfeng period), ivory stopper with carnelian finial 2 51/64 in. (7.1 cm.) high

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: The Meriem Collection Important Chinese Snuff Bottles, Part II
Auktionsdatum: 19.03.2008
Adresse: Christie's
19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center