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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 553

    A CINNABAR-RED OVERLAY CARAMEL-COLORED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    YANGZHOU SCHOOL, 1820-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CINNABAR-RED OVERLAY CARAMEL-COLORED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    YANGZHOU SCHOOL, 1820-1880
    The bottle is carved in high relief through the opaque overlay to the opaque caramel ground with a dragon amidst trailing clouds above a large carp emerging from turbulent waves.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2003.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3769.