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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 558

    A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1760-1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1760-1850
    The transparent stone, of honey-tone, is carved through the darker skin on one side with two horses, one prancing with its head turned back and the other lowering its head to bite its hoof.
    2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) high, rose quartz stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5343.