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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 540

    AN INSCRIBED WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1790-1900

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    AN INSCRIBED WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1790-1900
    The opaque white-glass bottle is carved with four raised panels, the front and back each with inscription of a seven-word quatrain titled 'Moon-gazing Pavilion' by Wang Shipeng (1112-1171). The narrow sides are inscribed hu zhong tian and wu wai qi.
    2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high, hardstone stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 2011.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5206.