16 September 2015
A GREEN-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
The bottle is carved through the transparent green overlay to the opaque white ground on either side with a coiled chi dragon with sinuous limbs and curling tail.
2 3/8 in. (5.8 cm.) high, pink tourmaline stopper
Gerry P. Mack Collection; Sotheby's New York, 25 October 1997, lot 8.
Belfont Collection, Hong Kong, 1997.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2538.
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