• Lot 209

    TABATIERE EN VERRE VERT

    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN VERRE VERT
    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
    De forme ovoïde, en verre vert parcouru de veines blanches délimitant des taches de couleurs différentes en imitation de la jadéite, le bouchon en verre
    Hauteur: 5,1 cm. (2 in.)


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    The markings and color of the present bottle bring to mind jadeite.
    For a more complete comment on such glass snuff bottles see the footnote of lot 206

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    Provenance

    R. Hall, London, 1990


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PRIVATE AMATEUR
    PART ONE


    Post Lot Text

    A GREEN GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY