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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 434

    A FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1750-1880

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    Estimate

    A FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1750-1880
    The oblong bottle is fluted on the narrow sides and has a flat panel on the front and back, highlighting the vibrant black, gray, white and peach-colored pattern of the stone.
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    John Ault Collection, Bangkok.
    Robert Kleiner, London, 2010.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5086.