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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 422

    A CARVED RUBY-RED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1730-1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED RUBY-RED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1730-1820
    The transparent, ruby-red glass bottle is carved and faceted on either flat side with a large chrysanthemum flower flanked by the ridged, narrow sides.
    2 in. (5 cm.) high, rose quartz stopper


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's Hong Kong, 24 April 1993, lot 370.
    Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5316.