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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 509

    A TRANSPARENT AND MULTI-COLORED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    POSSIBLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, 1690-1820

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    A TRANSPARENT AND MULTI-COLORED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    POSSIBLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, 1690-1820
    The high-shouldered bottle is of slightly flattened ovoid form and decorated with a layer of olive-green, maroon and white glass sandwiched between two layers of clear glass, creating a matrix resembling moss agate.
    2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    For a similar sandwiched glass bottle see Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, Volume 5, Part 3, Hong Kong, 2002, pp. 178-179, no. 729.

    Provenance

    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 1998.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2609.


    Exhibited

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