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Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 73

Two Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

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$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 with underglaze blue Yongzheng reign mark, painted with figures and calligraphic characters, with iron red accents, pink crystal cabochon cap, 3-1/4 x 1-1/2 in.; with wood stand; small bottle painted with foo dogs, pink cabochon cap, 2-1/8 x 1 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:


figural example with light wear, cap reinforced with string and possibly associated; foo dog example with repairs (yellowing), small chip to foot, cap with glue residue