A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

IMPERIAL, PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1780-1850

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A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1780-1850
The semi-opaque bottle of yellow tone with slight iridescence is well carved in high relief with two coiling dragons, their heads separated by a pearl, and their strap-work bodies merging into two fenghuang at the base.
3 in. (7.7 cm.) high, glass stopper
Provenance
Christie's Paris, 21 December 2009, lot 208.
Robert Hall, London, 2010.
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2010.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5094.

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