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Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 74

Three Chinese Glazed Ceramic Snuff Bottles

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

one porcelain bottle, lobed form and painted in famille rose enamels, shou symbols and bats, orange cabochon cap, 2-1/8 in.; one porcelain bottle with handles, floral designs, pale celadon glaze, cylindrical cabochon cap, 3 in.; one stoneware bottle, molded cicada designs, turquoise green glaze, green cabochon cap, 2-1/4 in.

Provenance: Estate of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent in family

Note: In 1956, the children of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, donated a group of items to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. To view this collection of Chinese Art, please visit:


famille rose example with wear to enamels and gilt, chip to foot; celadon example with chips to foot, small nicks to cap; cicada example with chip to rim, glaze flakes, loss to spoon; other scratches and wear