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A RED-OVERLAY 'SNOWFLAKE' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
1760-1850
The compressed globular bottle is carved in high relief through the transparent red overlay on one side with two dragons facing a flaming pearl, the reverse carved with a third sinuous dragon in profile.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, quartz stopper
Provenance
Asiantiques, Winter Park, Florida, 1994.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1626.
Exhibited
Boston, International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Convention, The Barron Collection, 23-26 September 2008.

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