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    Sale 11786

    The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 486

    A BLACK AND WHITE OVERLAY 'SNOWSTORM' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1780-1850

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    Estimate

    A BLACK AND WHITE OVERLAY 'SNOWSTORM' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1780-1850
    The white and black layers carved to the clear 'snowflake' ground on one side with a spotted deer beneath a pine tree and a stork flying near the sun. The reverse is carved with a hawk perched in a tree beside a crescent moon, and a seated dog at the base. The narrow sides are carved with faux mask-and-ring handles.
    3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) high, hardstone stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 2010.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5066.