• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 188

    A RED OVERLAY BUBBLE-SUFFUSED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1750-1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RED OVERLAY BUBBLE-SUFFUSED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1750-1790
    Of compressed rounded form, carved through the red layer with a continuous design of a carp leaping atop a lotus leaf on either main side, surrounded by lotus stalks and blossoms, the foot formed by a curled lotus leaf, glass stopper with bone collar
    2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm.) high


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