Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Books

Online-Only Auction, 28 April - 11 May 2015

Decorative Arts and Furniture

Sold for

ZAR 32 788
Lot 9
  • A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle, early 20th century
  • A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle, early 20th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 2 000 - 3 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 32 788

About this Item

A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle, early 20th century

moulded with deities at various pursuits, restored, lacking stopper, pseudo iron-red four-character mark, 7,5cm high; a Chinese cloisonné snuff bottle, 20th century, inlaid with flowers against a mottled russet ground, moulded three-character mark, 8,6cm high; a Chinese ivory snuff bottle, 20th century, the shoulders carved with mask-handles, the front and reverse carved with figures, associated stopper, 7,6cm high; and a Chinese red 'lacquer' snuff bottle, 20th century, octagonal, carved with figures in a landscape, the shoulders and sides with peonies and foliage, flowerhead shaped stopper, pseudo four-character Qianlong mark, 7,7cm high

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Provenance

Porcelain snuff bottle: the footrim and the rim with extensive restoration, the gilding worn to the rim, some of the deities' faces abraded.

Cloisonné snuff bottle: condition appears good.

Ivory snuff bottle: condition appears good.

'Lacquer' snuff bottle': chip to the footrim (4,5mm)



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