8 October 2020
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A PALE COBALT-BLUE GLASS FACETTED SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL GLASSWORKS, BEIJING, DAOGUANG WHEEL-CUT FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The blue glass is of octagonal profile with the two main sides with raised convex circular panels divided into four facets. The base is wheel-cut with the reign mark in regular script. Together with a lavender blue glass snuff dish.
Bottle: 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high, stained quartz stopper; Dish: 1 1/8 in. (3 cm.) diam.
Bottle: The Agatha Aronson Collection
Acquired in Los Angeles, September 2012
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