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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 415

    A RARE WHITE-OVERLAY PINK GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1800-1880

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    A RARE WHITE-OVERLAY PINK GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1800-1880
    The bottle is carved through the translucent white overlay to the semi-translucent pink ground with two similar scenes, one of two standing cranes and one of a crane in flight, below craggy pine and paulownia trees with lingzhi at the side.
    2 ¼ in. (5.8 cm.) high, jadeite stopper


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    For a similar bottle see Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, Volume 5, Part 3, Hong Kong, 2002, pp. 609-610, no. 970.

    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1996.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2269.