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Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 47

Three Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Estimate: $300 - $500

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

white and green example with later Xianfeng mark, landscape with calligraphic characters, green cabochon cap, 2-1/2 in.; white example with partial inscribed mark, possibly Xianfeng, floral relief decoration, orange cabochon cap, 3-1/8 in., with carved wood stand; pale yellow example with apocryphal relief mark, landscape decoration, 2-7/8 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:


green example with chips to foot; white example with chip to foot; pale yellow example with loss to cap, breaks to spoons; other scratches and abrasions