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Group of 5 Chinese porcelain enameled snuff bottles, all flattened ovoid form, including 1 gold ground with flower decoration, 1 blue ground with vignette landscape decoration and tiger's eye stopper, 1 Famille Rose with gilt, floral, bird and bee decoration with red characters to base, 1 "Hundred Butterfly" decoration with Chinese script and red seal to upper shoulder, possibly Republic Period and 1 with emperor and empress painted decoration and three red character mark to base (missing stopper). Ranging in size from 2 1/4" H to 2 1/2" H. All 20th century. Provenance: Collection of Fred C. Kennedy (1908-1995). Mr. Kennedy was a native of Rochester, Minnesota who was an avid mineral and snuff bottle collector throughout his life. He donated many specimens to The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC and upon his death, left most of his collection to Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. His obituary was featured in the publication "The Mineralogical Record". Condition: All very good condition unless noted otherwise in description. CONDITION: All very good condition unless noted otherwise in description.