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1st item: Chinese blue and white porcelain figural snuff bottle depicting a seated male with Chinese inscriptions on the back. 2 1/2" H. 2nd item: Chinese figural Famille Rose porcelain snuff bottle, depiction a smiling man with open robe and carved bird. 2 3/4" H. 3rd & 4th items: 2 Nixon Commemorative porcelain snuff bottles, flattened ovoid form, one with carved camellia decoration reading "The Pat Nixon Camellia" Sacramento 1972" with additional Chinese inscriptions and a 1972 Commemorative porcelain snuff bottle made for the Hong Kong Snuff Bottle Society having carved portrait images of Presidents Nixon and Mao on one side with carved US and Chinese flags on the other. 2 1/4 " H & 2 3/8" H. 5th item: 1974 commemorative white porcelain snuff bottle with iron red decoration depicting an immortal atop a tiger with Chinese inscriptions on the reverse. 2 3/4" H. 6th item: Chinese porcelain snuff bottle, white ground with raised and painted lotus and duck decoration. Four (4) red character marks to base and gold stone stopper. 2 1/8" 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. CONDITION: All very good condition.