• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 11786

    The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 516

    A SMALL BLUE GLASS FACETED SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1720-1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL BLUE GLASS FACETED SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1720-1780
    The transparent, rich sapphire-blue bottle is of octagonal shape and is faceted on the narrow sides surrounding two convex panels on the front and back, all below a tall cylindrical neck.
    1 1/8 in. (4.1 cm.) high, metal stopper


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, London, 2005.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4277.


    Exhibited

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