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A FAMILLE-ROSE ENAMELLED 'HORSES' SNUFF BOTTLE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF DAOGUANG
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
503
A FAMILLE-ROSE ENAMELLED 'HORSES' SNUFF BOTTLE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF DAOGUANG
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong

A FAMILLE-ROSE ENAMELLED 'HORSES' SNUFF BOTTLE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF DAOGUANG

Provenance

Y.F. Yang, Hong Kong, 12th April 1973 (HK$3,600).

Catalogue Note

The current bottle, with its depiction on each side of a horse by itself, is a rare subject matter. For a Daoguang iron-red reign marked porcelain snuff bottle, enamelled with equestrians from the Qing court collection and still in Beijing, is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong, 2003, pl. 341. See also an example with an official, horse and dog on one side, and a Bactrian camel on the reverse, illustrated in Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 6, Hong Kong, 2008, no. 1320, and sold at Bonhams Hong Kong, 28th November 2011, lot 155.

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong