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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 466

    A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    PROBABLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    PROBABLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1800
    The opaque glass bottle has mottled bright-orange and yellow 'eyes', and horizontal stripes on a ground of predominantly orange multi-colored swirls.
    2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, hardstone and metal stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2011.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5245.