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Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1289
Sold for:
$830$700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, the cylindrical body painted in green and aubergine enamels with two ferocious dragons travelling amidst flaming clouds in iron red and incised crashing wave patterns, carved stopper, Qianlong six-character mark in underglaze blue to the base, lg. 3 in.
Estimate $200-300

Kiln flaw to the base

Keywords

China, Bottle, Ceramic glaze, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Porcelain, Pottery, Qianlong Emperor, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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