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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 599

    A BLUE-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    PROBABLY YANGZHOU SCHOOL, 1830-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    PROBABLY YANGZHOU SCHOOL, 1830-1880
    The bottle is delicately carved through the translucent blue-glass overlay to the opaque white ground with birds and butterflies in flight.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Joanna Krug Collection.
    Robert Hall, London, 1997.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2505.


    Exhibited

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