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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 520

    A SMALL FACETED CLEAR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1720-1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL FACETED CLEAR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1720-1800
    The transparent clear glass bottle is of octagonal shape and is faceted on the narrow sides surrounding two raised panels on the front and back, each panel is suffused with red pigment giving the impression of rutiles or 'hairs.'
    1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high, jadeite stopper


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 2007.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4689.


    Exhibited

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