16 March 2016,
Price realised USD 4,375
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A CARVED YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, PROBABLY PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1780-1850
The semi-opaque bottle of yellow tone with slight iridescence is well carved in high relief with two coiling dragons, their heads separated by a pearl, and their strap-work bodies merging into two fenghuang at the base.
3 in. (7.7 cm.) high, glass stopper
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