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

PROBABLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1800

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A 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
PROBABLY IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, 1700-1800
The opaque glass bottle has mottled bright-orange and yellow 'eyes', and horizontal stripes on a ground of predominantly orange multi-colored swirls.
2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, hardstone and metal stopper
Provenance
Robert Kleiner, London, 2011.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5245.

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