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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 591

    AN INLAID BLACK LACQUER SNUFF BOTTLE

    1860-1920

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    AN INLAID BLACK LACQUER SNUFF BOTTLE
    1860-1920
    Decorated in different shades of gold foil in the manner of lac burgauté, the bottle has a floriform panel on either side, one containing a scene of two geese in a lotus pond and the other with a moonlit scene of a crane beneath a pine tree.
    2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high, rose quartz stopper


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    Provenance

    Donna Lee Boggs, Chicago, Illinois.
    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Illinois, 4 October 2011, lot 488.
    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5334.