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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 463

    A CARVED MELON-FORM JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1820-1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED MELON-FORM JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1820-1920
    The stone is of greenish-white tone and is carved through the dark russet skin on one side with two leaves and two flowers.
    2 in. (5.1cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Provenance

    Vanessa F. Holden Collection, New York, 1996.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2029.