• Lot 49

    TABATIERE EN VERRE

    CHINE, SIGNEE BI RONGJIU, CIRCA 1898

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN VERRE
    CHINE, SIGNEE BI RONGJIU, CIRCA 1898
    De forme rectangulaire aux angles arrondis, l'intérieur peint sur une face d'un paysage montagneux agrémenté d'une cascade et de pavillons, le revers décoré d'hirondelles volant autour d'un saule, signée Bi Rongjiu avec un cachet, le bouchon en verre
    Hauteur avec le bouchon: 7,2 cm. (2 7/8 in.)


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    An example by the same artist with the same subject matter is in the Bloch collection, also dated to 1898 and illustrated in Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.4, Part I, no. 654.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES V. SWAIN


    Post Lot Text

    AN INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, SIGNED BI RONGJIU, CIRCA 1898