16 March 2016
A SMALL ROSE-TONE OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
The transparent rose-tone overlay is carved through to the translucent white ground on either side with a peach and a pomegranate, flanked by two bats and above a partial rose-tone band around the foot.
1 5/8 (4.2 cm.) high, quartz stopper
Jana Volf, 2012.
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2012.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5419.
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For a related peach and bat-decorated bottle of similar color and size see Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, Volume 5, Part 2, Hong Kong, 200, pp. 429-430, no. 872.
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