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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 514

    A SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1780-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1780-1880
    The bottle, of pale honey and cream tone, is carved through the mottled, deep russet skin to depict two hawks beneath two trees.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Charles C. Cox Collection, New Zealand.
    Robert Hall, London, 1997.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2519.


    Exhibited

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