16 March 2016
A DOUBLE-OVERLAY MILKY-WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
The slightly flattened pear-shaped bottle is carved on each side through the opaque black and pink overlay to the opaque white bottle depicting a carp with lotus.
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high, glass stopper
Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1998.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2567.
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A bottle with similar decoration, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Hunter, is illustrated by B. Stevens, The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p. 73, no. 233.
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