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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 408

    AN INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    SIGNED CHEN ZHONGSAN, DATED GENG XU YEAR (1910)

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    AN INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    SIGNED CHEN ZHONGSAN, DATED GENG XU YEAR (1910)
    The bottle is painted with a continuous scene of Zhong Kui escorting his sister to her wedding, escorted by multiple small demons.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1996.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2061.