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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1151951 (stock #11.04.006)
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A mottled greenish gray jade thumb ring carved with archaic characters, mounted in the "Mongolian Silver" style as a snuff bottle embellished with turquoise and coral flowers and etched with leaves
Thumb Ring: Qing Dynasty
Mounting: Early 20th Century
2 1/2 inches tall

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Robert Mucha Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1047954 (stock #08.12.888)
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A Fine Jadeite Snuff Bottle

of compressed ovoid form with a tapered cylindrical neck and concave mouth, supported on a concave base; the stone of variegated apple and dark green colour with lighter markings
1780-1900
2.2 inches tall without stopper

Condition: minor abrasions to mouth rim

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1249689 (stock #PLT2.01)
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A very fine miniature jade snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form extending to a straight cylindrical neck with a slightly concave mouth rim, supported on a flat base; the material (nephrite) well hollowed and varying in colour from honey yellow to grayish white.

This bottle, including its possible Imperial attribution, are discussed by Moss, Graham and Tsang. A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles - The Mary and George Bloch Collection, 1995, Vol. 1, No...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1254219 (stock #PLT2.73)
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An unusual pottery model of a dwarf dressed in a ribbon-tied bonnet, short tunic and leggings, the surfaces showing traces of pigments and gesso

Wood Stand

Dwarves were popular entertainers at court during the Tang Dynasty

Tang Dynasty

11.5 cm tall without stand

Condition: discoloured glue repairs, losses to pigment, loss to appendage at back, glued to stand

Provenance:
Label reading #8018 Warren E...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #927402 (stock #08.06.011)
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A rare "hair-crystal" snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base, the clear stone with hair-like needles of both rutile and tourmaline, well hollowed. 6 cm tall without stopper. 1780-1860

Provenance:
Weisfield Collection #28
Sidney Moss Ltd. 1965
Taylor Collection

Illustrated:
"Precious Little Things," Jadestone, 2008

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #927411 (stock #MARKS.048)
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An unusual slender overlay glass snuff bottle of elongated and compressed bottle-vase form supported on a concave base, the white glass body with deep pink overlay carved with a boy holding a lotus flower along with a lotus pod, lingzhi and bat on the reverse. 6 cm tall. 1860-1920...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1216093 (stock #13.03.017)
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A fine nephrite jade pebble of stained russet and dark brown colour; well hollowed as a snuff bottle; carved in the form of a Buddha's-hand finger citron, lingzhi and peach (which cleverly come together to resemble a carp or three-legged toad)

1700-1880

2.5 inches (6.5 cm) long without stopper

Condition: Perfect

Provenance:
Sotheby's New York, 17 September 1996
The Hildegard Schonfeld Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles
Christie's, New York, 21st, March 2013

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1046197 (stock #10.10.009)
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A Partially-Gilt Lacquered Bronze Figure of a Standing Official

Cast with the hands crossed at the chest holding an audience tablet, the robes trailing down to the feet, the head surmounted by an official hat, the robes and base with traces of red lacquer remaining
16th/17th Century
Height: 9 inches

Condition: loss to gilding and lacquer

Provenance:
The Collection of a Marquis

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1019146 (stock #10.05.015)
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A charming jade horse and monkey group, the material of translucent pale greenish white colour with minor inclusions. Stand.

Qing Dynasty

1.25 inches tall, 1.75 inches long and .8 inches wide

Provenance:
Christie's, UK

Condition: fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1158310 (stock #11.09.015)
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A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form, molded with pseudo lion mask handles at the sides; painted in famille rose enamels with cranes and pine on one side, the reverse with cranes and prunus blossoms; the recessed base with a four-character Daoguang mark in iron red

Daoguang Mark and Period (1821-1850)

2.5 inches tall without stopper

Condition: small repair to foot rim, light wear to enamels

Provenance:
East Coast Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1119709 (stock #BT.11.002)
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A very fine underglaze-blue decorated Japanese Hirado porcelain beaker vase, the central portion of the body reticulated and revealing the inner vessel, floral applique throughout, the sides with upwardly angled handles, supported on an attached flat base with three short scroll-legs
Meiji Period
10.2 inches tall

Condition: Excellent

Provenance:
Thornburg family collection, acquired during the 2nd quarter of the 20th Century, by decent to latest owner...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #926902 (stock #09.02.004)
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A Chinese porcelain pedestal bowl decorated in famille rose enamels with lotus scroll and buddhist emblems on the exterior, the basin undecorated, the interior of the foot rim marked "Jing Hou Tang Zhi" (private hall mark). Approximately 6 inches tall and 6 inches diameter. 19th Century.

Provenance:
Private Northwest Collection

Condition:
mouth rim slightly ground in one area

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1272907 (stock #14.09.028)
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An agate snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form with a flared neck, supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base, finely carved in relief with a qilin and smoke clouds, the material of pale brown colour with dark brown markings

Official School, 1760-1850

5 cm tall without stopper

Condition: unusual indentation to neck that is possibly polished

Provenance:
Old Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1274284 (stock #14.09.029)
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A fine glass snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form, with a short neck, supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base, decorated with a thick overlay of red, blue, and green against a bubble suffused translucent ground, carved with lotus leaves and flowers on both faces

Beijing Workshops, 1780-1860

2 3/8 inches (5.5 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: very minor abrasions to mouth rim and overlay

Provenance:
Old Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1081963 (stock #08.02.001)
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A small bottle vase; the porcelain body evenly covered in a liver-red copper reduction glaze, supported on an unglazed foot rim with a white glazed base. Unmarked. 19th Century. 5.3 inches tall.

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Private English Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1216442 (stock #13.02.007)
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A Chinese red overlay on bubble-suffused milky glass snuff bottle; carved on both faces with horse and pine; the sides with pseudo-lion mask-handles; the flattened ovoid form supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base

1780-1860

2.5 inches (6.4 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Collection of a Portuguese Ambassador, acquired late 19th Century

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #927359 (stock #PO.019)
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A fine amber snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form with cylindrical neck and supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base. 1760-1850. Painted on the interior with a lakeside scene and pavillion. Signed "Xiao San," art name for 20th Century artist Ye Bengqi.

Provenance:
Philip Oakley Collection, Oregon
Sotheby's, New York 1987
Janos Szekeres collection

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #968500 (stock #PO.70)
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A Chinese bamboo brush pot (bitong) finely carved with scholars and attendants amidst a pine strewn mountainous landscape, two scholars playing the game of "go" while others paint or practice calligraphy, the landscape continuing onto the reverse with rocky landscape and a pavillion. 7" tall, 5" diameter. Late Qing Dynasty (Circa 1900).

Provenance:
Philip Oakley Collecion

Condition: Fine with minor cracks and patina