• Lot 182

    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE SCULPTE ET COUPELLE EN VERRE JAUNE

    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN VERRE JAUNE SCULPTE ET COUPELLE EN VERRE JAUNE
    CHINE, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
    De forme ovoïde aplatie, décorée sur ses deux faces de chilong affrontés, le bouchon en verre ; la coupelle de forme circulaire
    Hauteur: 4,6 cm. (1 13/16 in.), Diamètre: 3,1 cm. (1¼ in.) (2)


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    The sinuous chilong, or young dragon derives from an archaic model first appearing in the decoration of Han dynasty (206 BC - AD 200) jades. It was one of the favorite Palace subjects.

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    Provenance

    The bottle formerly in the collection of Mrs. Henriette Connel, London and then coming from R. Hall, London, 1996


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PRIVATE AMATEUR
    PART ONE


    Post Lot Text

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