16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN INLAID BLACK LACQUER SNUFF BOTTLE
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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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.
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