Lot 479. A famille rose porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The bottle is decorated with a continuous scene based on Qiu Sheng Fu(Ode to the Sounds of Autumn) by the Song-dynasty poet Ouyang Xiu, and two lines taken from the poem depicting the scene. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, glass stopper

ProvenanceAsian Art Studio, Los Angeles, 2006. 
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4509.

Christie's. The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part IV, 15 March 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center