16 September 2015,
Price realised USD 4,375
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A GREEN GLASS FACETED SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1720-1770
The transparent emerald-green glass bottle is of octagonal shape and is carved on either side with a raised oval panel.
1 ¾ in. (4.3 cm.) high, pink tourmaline stopper
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For a discussion of early faceted glass snuff bottles see the note to lot 254 in this catalogue. This examples differs from lot 254 in that the oval panel on either side is convex as opposed to flat.
Wang Ning, Beijing, 2004.
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2005.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4237.
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