• Lot 191

    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE SCULPTE

    CHINE, XIXEME-XXEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE SCULPTE
    CHINE, XIXEME-XXEME SIECLE
    De forme ovale, ornée sur la panse d'un décor continu de masques de taotie, l'épaulement rehaussé de rinceaux, le dessus du pied d'une frise de pétales, le bouchon en verre cerclé de métal
    Hauteur: 6,7 cm. (2 5/8 in.)


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    For another red glass example of flattened oviform shape carved with taotie on the central section, see Sotheby's, New York, 17 September 1996, lot 18. Another in yellow glass, also with taotie on the central section and attributed to the Beijing Palace workshops, was sold at Sotheby's London, 'Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles from an Anonymous Private Collection', 24 April 1989, lot 181

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    Provenance

    Drouot Paris, 1974


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PRIVATE AMATEUR
    PART ONE


    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, 19TH/20TH CENTURY