16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 3,500 - USD 4,500
A GREEN AND WHITE OVERLAY PINK GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
The bottle is carved through the transparent green and opaque white overlays to the opaque pink ground with the Eight Daoist Emblems, fruit and bats.
3 in. (7.6 cm.) high, shell stopper
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The Eight Daoist emblems represent the items carried by the Eight Daoist Immortals. On this bottle they are each tied with a fluttering ribbon in the two tones of the glass overlay creating a sense of movement that is reminiscent of the fluttering scarves in Buddhist art.
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