16 September 2015
A CARVED AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE
The flattened bottle is carved in relief on one side with a scholar seated at a table reading below a pine tree as his attendant heats a teapot to the side. The reverse is carved with four boys at play around a tree.
2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high, mother-of-pearl stopper
Albert Pyke Collection, Los Angeles, California.
The Reif Collection; Christie's New York, 18 October 1993, lot 89 (part).
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1494.
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