Event Date12 September 2018 | Live auction 16110

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

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

Sale Overview

The sixth sale in this series from the famed Barron collection features snuff bottles in a variety of materials including jade, porcelain, gold and agate, in addition to inside-painted bottles by the master Ma Shaoxuan. The sale also includes some of the faceted and overlay glass bottles which were most prized by the couple. 

Christie’s Asian Art Week features an exciting series of sales at our Rockefeller Plaza galleries this September. From an exquisite pair of Tang-dynasty Buddhist figures to Chinese paintings, South Asian modern and contemporary art, Himalayan sculptures, and more, treasures from every category of Asian art wait to be discovered.

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