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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 497

    A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1820
    The compressed globular bottle is decorated with a striking pattern of reddish-orange patches with opaque orange borders on a brown reserve.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles, California, 2009.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4950.