• Lot 190

    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE

    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE
    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
    De forme ovoïde, ornée sur les deux faces d'une inscription en caractères chinois incisés et rehaussés de noir, cette dernière extraite d'un poème évoquant la beauté des quatre saisons par le biais d'une fleur: l'orchidée pour le printemps, le lotus pour l'été, le chrysanthème pour l'automne et le cerisier pour l'hiver, le bouchon en verre
    Hauteur: 6 cm. (2 3/8 in.)


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    Compare with a very similar inscribed yellow glass bottle sold at Sotheby's New York, 17 September 1996, lot 33

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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    Provenance

    R. Hall, London, 1980


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PRIVATE AMATEUR
    PART ONE


    Post Lot Text

    AN INSCRIBED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY