A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1820

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A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1820
The compressed globular bottle is decorated with a striking pattern of reddish-orange patches with opaque orange borders on a brown reserve.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper
Provenance
Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles, California, 2009.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4950.

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