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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1216487 (stock #RG090)
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A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle of compressed shield shape; decorated in famille rose enamels with immortals amidst clouds on one face; the reverse with a scholar, child and basket beneath a tree; the sides in iron red with lotus scroll in gold; supported on a recessed base marked "Qian Long Nian Zhi"

1830-1900

1.8 inches (4.5 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: minor wear to enamels

Provenance:
Collection of Harold and Rosalie Goodman

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1093632 (stock #PO.059)
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A fine chalcedony (agate) snuff bottle of beige colour with darker "ink-play" like markings, the sides carved with pseudo lion mask handles, the flattened ovoid form very well hollowed, the cylindrical neck rising to a concave mouth rim, supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base
1780-1860
2.25 inches without stopper

Condition: small polished chip to rim

Provenance:
Philip Oakley Collection, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #926682 (stock #09.05.001)
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A fine white nephrite (jade) snuff bottle carved in the form of a cicada, the exceptional material of even muttonfat white colour with a soft polish and very well hollowed. Coral branch stopper. 6.3 cm (2.5 inches) long without stopper. 1760-1820.

Provenance:
Emily Byrne Curtis
Sotheby's, New York, April 16th, 1985
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1092733 (stock #QS8086)
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A fine nephrite (jade) snuff bottle The flattened spherical form left undecorated, the material well hollowed and of pale greenish gray colour, supported on a concave base. 1760-1850. 2.4 inches without stopper

Condition: rim possibly ground

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1276919 (stock #12.05.019)
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A jadeite hair pin of apple green, gray, and white colour, carved with floral designs and a spoon shaped handle

Late Qing Dynasty

16 cm long

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Old Private Collection, Oregon

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1092658 (stock #11.05.023)
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A very fine white jade buckle carved in high relief with endless knot and bats in each of the four corners, the reverse of the curved form with two buttons. 18th/19th Century. 3.25 inches x 2 inches x .3 inches thick.

Condition: buttons on reverse ground down at edge

Provenance:
A Northwest Collection, Acquired mid 20th Century

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1254217 (stock #PLT2.74)
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A small sancai-glazed dish of circular form with raised rim, covered in a green glaze with ochre and buff splashes, the base unglazed

Tang to Liao Dynasty

8.1 cm diameter

Condition: age appropriate wear to glaze, minor losses to glaze, small chip to rim

Provenance:
Private Collection, Acquired in Hong Kong during the early 1990's

Illustrated:
"Precious Little Things II, The Diminutive and Dynamic," Jadestone, 2014

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1177632 (stock #M456)
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A glass snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form; consisting of a single layer of yellow, green, amber, blue and pink glass against a milky bubble suffused ground; carved with citron, pomegranate and peach (3 abundances) with bats; supported on a foot rim with a concave base

2.2 inches tall without stopper

1780-1860

Condition: very small chips to overlay at one branch

Provenance:
Ray Grover Collection
Marks Collection #456

Illustrated:
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1214013 (stock #BR.12.002)
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A Tibeto-Chinese gilt bronze four-armed Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini; probably removed from a large set displayed in a decorative pagoda or altar case (For example of such displays see: Chang, Hung Shih. 1999. Buddhist Art from Rehol: Tibetan Buddhist Images and Ritual Objects from the Qing Dynasty Summer Palace at Chengde. Taipei: Jeff Hsu). In this example, a Four-armed Samvara stands in the alidha pose (one leg bent, one straight) associated with fierce, active deities...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #927058 (stock #PO.02)
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A miniature white glass snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base, decorated in famille rose enamels with a man riding a donkey with an attendant on one face, the reverse with a man leading a camel, the base marked "Gu Yue Xuan" in red enamel. Glass stopper. 3.3 cm tall without stopper. Probably 19th - Early 20th Century.

Provenance:
Philip Oakley Collection, Oregon
Dortheum, Austria, 7/12/1993.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1176323 (stock #WH.12.007)
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A pale grayish white nephrite jade ornament carved as a butterfly with a lotus blossom and leaves extending from its abdomen

1.65 inches long, 2.1 inches wide and .4 inches thick

Condition: age appropriate wear

Provenance:
Ftr. Rev. William Hund PHD Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1152043 (stock #12.05.014)
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A fine amethyst snuff bottle of compressed form carved in high relief with phoenix and flowers above rockery, supported on a short foot rim with a slightly recessed base
1860-1920
3 inches tall with stopper

Condition: minor abrasions, residue on base

Provenance:
Child Collection, HI
Acquired Mid 20th Century

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1177531 (stock #10.01.001)
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A fine large Chinese porcelain baluster vase with ovoid body, waisted neck and flared mouth rim; covered in a deep copper red glaze with veins of purple; supported on a foot rim with an unglazed, recessed base

17.5 inches tall

19th Century

Condition: repair to mouth rim (almost invisible and difficult to photograph), roughness to foot, staining to sides

Provenance:
Dillingham Collection, Hawaii

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1176338 (stock #12.03.011)
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A fine teadust glazed porcelain snuff bottle of elongated pear shape with narrow neck; supported on a base incised with concentric rings

3.2 inches tall without stopper

1820-1880

Condition: tiny fleck to glaze at base, otherwise perfect

Provenance:
John Ault Collection
Robert Kleiner

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1081968 (stock #CG.8888)
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A large porcelain dish decorated in yellow-ground famille rose enamels, the center with longevity character, surrounded by flowers, gourds and vines, 4 other medallions with the Chinese charaters, within a pink-ground key fret and floral border, the base with an apocryphal Qianlong mark in iron red. Late Qing to Republic Period. 15.75 inches diameter.

Condition: Wear to enamels

Provenance:
Private Collection, Acquired Late 1960's

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1094276 (stock #11.05.022)
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A pale greenish white jade carving of the He He Erxian (He He Twins), seated upon a fitted lotus form wooden stand
19th Century
1.6 inches tall with stand
2.1 inches tall with stand

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Old Estate, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1274998 (stock #14.09.031)
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A large jade chime of pale grayish-green colour with darker markings, decorated with openwork qilong at the top, the sides of the chime shaped as ruyi heads, a bat at the bottom, the surface decorated with scrolling designs, and producing a pleasant tone when struck

Late Qing Dynasty

8 inches (20 cm) long and 1/8" (.5 cm) thick

Condition: minor wear, no losses

Provenance:
Old Private Collection, Portland, OR

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #927123 (stock #RA.01)
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A fine overlay glass snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form supported on a concave base, the opalescent, translucent white glass body with red at the sides carved with sinuous qilong. 1760-1820.

Provenance:
Krohn Collection, CA

Condition: Fine