Two famille-rose 'birds' snuff bottles, Marks and period of Daoguang | 清道光 粉彩鼻烟壺一組兩件 《道光》《道光年製》款
2,000 to - 3,000 USD
Two famille-rose 'birds' snuff bottles
Marks and period of Daoguang
清道光 粉彩鼻烟壺一組兩件 《道光》《道光年製》款
comprising a famille-rose 'bird and lingzhi' snuff bottle, mark and period of Daoguang; and a famille-rose 'chickens' snuff bottle, seal mark and period of Daoguang, stoppers (4)
Height of taller 2¼ in., 5.7 cm
The 'bird and lingzhi' snuff bottle: There is some wear to enamels (especially at the handles and 'sea' side), and minute chips to the foot. The 'chickens' snuff bottle: In overall good condition.
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The 'bird and lingzhi' snuff bottle:
Bonhams San Francisco, 18th October 2016, lot 9333.
The 'chickens' snuff bottle:
Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1996.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection.
Christie's New York, 12th September 2018, lot 749.