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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 436

    A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1780-1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1780-1850
    The semi-opaque bottle of yellow tone with slight iridescence is well carved in high relief with two coiling dragons, their heads separated by a pearl, and their strap-work bodies merging into two fenghuang at the base.
    3 in. (7.7 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Christie's Paris, 21 December 2009, lot 208.
    Robert Hall, London, 2010.
    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2010.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5094.