Antique Chinese Enameled Porcelain Snuff Bottle, Jingdezhen kilns, of wide cylindrical form with a high shoulder and narrow straight neck, carnelian stopper and organic material spoon, The bottle with a slightly flared lip highlighted in gold decorated in iron red within the porcelain body reserves on a black background depicting a night scene departure of a sage and his wife on horseback crossing a bridge followed by three attendants and a dog, the raised and trimmed foot having a counter sunk glazed base with a Daoguang four-character mark in iron red and of the period 1821 - 1850.
7cm. / 2-3/4 inches high.
38g. / 1-1/4oz.
with Robert Kleiner, London 2009
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, MA no.4969
Christie’s New York, 16 March 2016, The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II, lot 467