Three blue and white snuff bottles, Qing dynasty, 19th century | 清十九世紀 青花鼻煙壺一組三件
Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection
Three blue and white snuff bottles,
Qing dynasty, 19th century
hardstone and porcelain stoppers, the 'phoenix' bottle with apocryphal Qianlong seal mark, the 'scholar' bottle with apocryphal Yongzheng reign mark
6.8 to 8.8 cm
The 'immortals' bottle with minor retouching to the foot. The 'phoenix' bottle with a very faint minor surface crack near the foot (approx. 1cm). All three bottles with original firing imperfections, surface wear, and occasional minute flakes to the foot.
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