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    Sale 11786

    The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 531

    TWO INSIDE-PAINTED SNUFF BOTTLES

    1900-1940

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO INSIDE-PAINTED SNUFF BOTTLES
    1900-1940
    The first bottle, moss agate, 1750-1840, probably painted by Ye Bengchun or Ye Xiaofeng, 1913-1940, is decorated overall with orange and white gold fish. The second bottle, Shandung School, 1900-1920, is transparent, clear glass and is decorated with a continuous summer landscape scene of a group of three scholars and a man on a skiff.
    2 1/8 and 2 ¾ in. (5.4 and 7 cm.) high, stone and glass stoppers


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    Provenance

    The first bottle:
    Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1996.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2051.
    The second bottle:
    Hartman Rare Art, New York, 2006.
    Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2012.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5408.