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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 555

    A DOUBLE-OVERLAY MILKY-WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1770-1860

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    A DOUBLE-OVERLAY MILKY-WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1770-1860
    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 Collectors Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p. 73, no. 233.

    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1998.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2567.