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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 476

    A CARNELIAN AGATE DOUBLE-GOURD-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE

    PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1780-1840

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    A CARNELIAN AGATE DOUBLE-GOURD-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE
    PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1780-1840
    The translucent, brownish-red stone is carved in relief with two descending bats on the upper body and two ascending bats on the lower body.
    2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high, stone stopper


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    Provenance

    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2011.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5234.