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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 565

    A BLUE-OVERLAY CLEAR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1750-1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE-OVERLAY CLEAR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1750-1820
    The bottle is carved through the translucent sapphire-blue overlay to the bubble-suffused transparent ground on either side with bowls of Buddha's hand citron and grapes on raised stands resting on a stack of books.
    2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high, shell and glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2008.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4826.