• Lot 171

    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE SCULPTE

    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE

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    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE SCULPTE
    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
    De forme ovoïde aplatie, les deux faces rehaussées de médaillons en léger relief, les côtés imitant le bambou, le bouchon en corail et nacre
    Hauteur: 5,6 cm. (2 3/16 in.)


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    See a similar bottle from the Frederick Von Schleinitz Collection sold at Sotheby's New York, 17 March 1997, lot 4. For another in pink blush, see Robert Hall, Chinese Snuff Bottles II, Hong Kong 1989, Catalogue, no.77, formerly in the Marion Mayer Collection, no.514

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    Provenance

    R. Hall, London, 2003


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PRIVATE AMATEUR
    PART ONE


    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY