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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 438

    A RED-OVERLAY 'SNOWSTORM' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1760-1830

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    A RED-OVERLAY 'SNOWSTORM' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1760-1830
    The bottle is carved through the deep-red semi-translucent overlay to the translucent, 'snowstorm' ground, with a continuous grapevine laden with heavy clusters of grapes and a katydid.
    2 ¾ in. (7.1 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    The Hunter Collection.
    Robert Hall, London, 2009.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4991.


    Literature

    R. Hall, Irish Mist, Chinese Snuff Bottles XIV, London, 2009, p. 13, no. 13.