16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A DOUBLE-OVERLAY MILKY-WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
The slightly flattened pear-shaped bottle is carved on each side through the opaque black and pink overlay to the opaque white bottle depicting a carp with lotus.
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high, glass stopper
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A bottle with similar decoration, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Hunter, is illustrated by B. Stevens, The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p. 73, no. 233.
Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1998.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2567.
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