16 September 2015
A ROCK CRYSTAL DOUBLE SNUFF BOTTLE
The rock crystal has been carved as two snuff bottles conjoined in a way that one appears in front of the other, the shoulders of each carved with animal mask and ring handles.
2 1/8 in. (5.2 cm.) high, glass, jadeite and glass stoppers
Button Collection, no. 76.
Robert Hall, London, 2003.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3882.
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Robert Hall, The Button Collection, Chinese Snuff Bottles X, London, 2003, no. 76.
Boston, International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Convention, The Barron Collection, 23-26 September 2008.
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