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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 437

    A RED OVERLAY PALE-TURQUOISE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    PROBABLY IMPERIAL, PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1790-1850

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    A RED OVERLAY PALE-TURQUOISE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    PROBABLY IMPERIAL, PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1790-1850
    The bottle is carved through the red glass overlay to the opaque pale-turquoise ground with four sinuous chi-dragons in low relief.
    2 ¾ in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    A bottle with similar colors and also carved in low relief is illustrated by H. Moss in Chinese Snuff Bottles of China, London, 1971, pp. 114-115, no. 238.

    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5308.