SOLD! for $434.00.
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- Low Estimate: $400.00
- High Estimate: $450.00
- Realized: $434.00
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1st item: Chinese blue porcelain snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form with dragon decoration to body. 2 1/4" H. 2nd item: Chinese porcelain Blanc de Chine snuff bottle, flattened bottle form with foliate and good luck symbol decoration to both sides. 2 3/8" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 3rd item: Chinese blue/green porcelain snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form with landscape and figural decoration to one side and calligraphy on the reverse. Base marked with raised Chinese characters. 2 3/4" H. 2 3/4" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 4th & 5th items: Pair of Chinese reverse painted Peking glass snuff bottles. Both of flattened round form having painted landscape decoration, one with red overlay and the other with yellow overlay. 2 5/8" H & 2 3/4" H. Both Republic Era, 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: 1st & 2nd items: Overall very good condition. 3rd Item: Minor losses to raised decoration on one side. 4th & 5th items: Both overall excellent condition. CONDITION: 1st & 2nd items: Overall very good condition. 3rd Item: Minor losses to raised decoration on one side. 4th & 5th items: Both overall excellent condition.