16 September 2015
A GREEN-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
The bottle is carved through the apple-green overlay, which is streaked with subtle red markings, to the translucent white ground on one side with a cricket perched on millet plants, and on the other side with a praying mantis on similar foliage.
2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) high, glass stopper
John Catlin, California.
Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles, California, 2011.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5163.
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