• Lot 170

    TABATIERE EN VERRE BLEU ET OVERLAY VERT

    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE

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    TABATIERE EN VERRE BLEU ET OVERLAY VERT
    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
    De forme ovoïde aplatie, décorée en overlay vert pâle veiné de brun, d'une étoffe à motifs étoilés, nouée sur une face et dont les pans retombent en gracieuses volutes, le bouchon en jadéite cerclée de métal
    Hauteur: 6,3 cm. (2½ in.)


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    The design of the tied brocade sash is associated with the Court and suggests precious objects, wrapped as if for presentation. It also symbolizes longevity through a pun on the Chinese characters for 'tied sash' and 'longevity.'
    Compare the current bottle with two Guangzhou enamel bottles from the J & J collection sold in our New York Rooms, 25 april 2004, lot 843 and 30 March 2005, lot 10

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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PRIVATE AMATEUR
    PART ONE


    Post Lot Text

    A GREEN OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY