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A STONEWARE AND A 'PEWTER AND CERAMIC' SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 0779 Details

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A BLACK STONEWARE AND A ‘PEWTER AND CERAMIC’ SNUFF BOTTLE
Ceramic, pewter, stoneware
China, 19th/20th century

The black stoneware snuff bottle of cylindrical form with engraved characters ‘shou’ for long-life and ruyi symbols. The pewter snuff bottle of circular form with no base ring, the center with an inserted reserve made of glazed ceramic with a purple splash reminiscent of Jun ware ceramics of the Yuan dynasty. Coral and gilt metal stoppers; with spoons.

Dimensions: HEIGHT (with stopper) both 8 CM
Condition: Excellent condition, minor firing faults to the ceramic reserve
Provenance: French private collection, formerly collection of John Ault – known for the publication on snuff bottles from Robert Kleiner: ‘Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of John Ault’ (1990)
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A STONEWARE AND A 'PEWTER AND CERAMIC' SNUFF BOTTLE

Estimate €400 - €800
Mar 23, 2019
Starting Price €400
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0779: A STONEWARE AND A 'PEWTER AND CERAMIC' SNUFF BOTTLE

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Lot 0779 Details

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A BLACK STONEWARE AND A ‘PEWTER AND CERAMIC’ SNUFF BOTTLE
Ceramic, pewter, stoneware
China, 19th/20th century

The black stoneware snuff bottle of cylindrical form with engraved characters ‘shou’ for long-life and ruyi symbols. The pewter snuff bottle of circular form with no base ring, the center with an inserted reserve made of glazed ceramic with a purple splash reminiscent of Jun ware ceramics of the Yuan dynasty. Coral and gilt metal stoppers; with spoons.

Dimensions: HEIGHT (with stopper) both 8 CM
Condition: Excellent condition, minor firing faults to the ceramic reserve
Provenance: French private collection, formerly collection of John Ault – known for the publication on snuff bottles from Robert Kleiner: ‘Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of John Ault’ (1990)

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