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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 515

    AN OCHRE-OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    1780-1860

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    AN OCHRE-OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    1780-1860
    The bottle is carved through the opaque overlay to the translucent sapphire-blue ground on one side with a crane beneath a pine tree and a spotted deer beneath a pine on the reverse.
    2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Berton Critoph, England.
    Robert Hall, London, 2008.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4820.


    Literature

    R. Hall, The Boston Snuff Party, Chinese Snuff Bottles XIII, London, 2008, no. 25.