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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 541

    A BLUE-OVERLAY CINNABAR-COLORED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1750-1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE-OVERLAY CINNABAR-COLORED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1750-1850
    The bottle is carved in high relief through the sky-blue opaque overlay to the opaque ground with interlaced lotus plants laden with blossoms and leaves above gentle waves.
    2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2006.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4295.


    Exhibited

    Boston, International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Convention, The Barron Collection, 23-26 September 2008.