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A WHITE-OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
A WHITE-OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
A WHITE-OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
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A WHITE-OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

PROBABLY IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1760-1820

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A WHITE-OVERLAY BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE PROBABLY IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1760-1820 The bottle is carved through the semi-translucent white overlay to the semi-translucent blue ground with the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) tied with ribbons. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper
Provenance
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2764.
Exhibited
Boston, International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Convention, The Barron Collection, 23-26 September 2008.
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Lot Essay

A bottle of similar composition from The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Snuff Bottles: Part III was sold at Christie's New York, 14 September 2016, lot 452.

For a discussion of bottles of this design, see Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol. 5, Part 3, Hong Kong, 2002, p. 607.

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