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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 479

    A CINNABAR-RED OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1780-1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CINNABAR-RED OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1780-1850
    The flattened globular bottle is decorated overall with twelve bats carved in high relief through the opaque overlay to the milky-white body.
    2 ¼ in. (6 cm.) high, stone stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 1994.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1622.


    Exhibited

    Corning, New York, Corning Museum of Glass, 2007-2008.