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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 596

    A RED-OVERLAY 'SNOWFLAKE' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1760-1850

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    A RED-OVERLAY 'SNOWFLAKE' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1760-1850
    The compressed globular bottle is carved in high relief through the transparent red overlay on one side with two dragons facing a flaming pearl, the reverse carved with a third sinuous dragon in profile.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, quartz stopper


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    Provenance

    Asiantiques, Winter Park, Florida, 1994.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1626.


    Exhibited

    Boston, International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Convention, The Barron Collection, 23-26 September 2008.