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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 473

    A SMALL ROSE-TONE OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1740-1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL ROSE-TONE OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1740-1820
    The transparent rose-tone overlay is carved through to the translucent white ground on either side with a peach and a pomegranate, flanked by two bats and above a partial rose-tone band around the foot.
    1 5/8 (4.2 cm.) high, quartz stopper


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    For a related peach and bat-decorated bottle of similar color and size see Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, Volume 5, Part 2, Hong Kong, 200, pp. 429-430, no. 872.

    Provenance

    Jana Volf, 2012.
    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5419.