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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 402

    A BROWN AND PALE-GREEN JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1760-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BROWN AND PALE-GREEN JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1760-1880
    The stone of brown tone is carved in the form of a knotty section of a plum tree, with a pale-green 'skin' carved to one side as a blossoming branch. The base is naturalistically carved as a knot or 'eye'.
    2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Charles C. Cox Collection, New Zealand.
    Robert Hall, London, 1996.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2320.