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A BLUE-OVERLAY WHITE AND PINK GLASS PEACH-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE
A BLUE-OVERLAY WHITE AND PINK GLASS PEACH-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE

1760-1880

Details
A BLUE-OVERLAY WHITE AND PINK GLASS PEACH-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE 1760-1880 The bottle is carved through the blue glass to form a leafy stem encircling the mouth, the body is of translucent milky-white and pink 'souffle' glass giving the impression of a ripe peach. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, green stem-form glass stopper
Provenance
Gift of Hugh Moss, 2001.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3311.

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Lot Essay

A similar peach 'souffle' glass bottle is illustrated and discussed by Moss, Graham, Tsang, in A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, Volume 5, Part 3, Hong Kong, 2002, p. 973, no. 973.

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