8 October 2020
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A RUBY-RED OVERLAY WHITE GLASS ‘CARP’ SNUFF BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, ATTRIBUTED TO THE PALACE WORKSHOPS, QING DYNASTY, 1740-1800
The bottle is carved through a red overlay on a white basketweave-ground with a carp on each main side. Together with a leaf-form red overlay on clear bubble-suffused glass snuff dish.
Bottle: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, jadeite stopper;
Dish: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm.) long (2)
Bottle: Ralph M. Chait, New York.
The Mr. & Mrs. Martin Schoen Collection, New York
Belle Schoen, New York, 1988
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Bottle: China Institute in America, Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles of the 17th and 18th Centuries from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Martin Schoen, New York, 1 December 1952-31 January 1953, cat. no. 34