16 March 2016
AN INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
SIGNED YE ZHONGSAN, JIAZI YEAR (1924)
The faceted bottle is painted with boys playing 'blind man's bluff' in bright enamels, the shoulder inscribed with the artist's name and the date, 'Winter of the Jiazi year', corresponding to 1924.
1 ½ in. (3.7 cm.) high, glass stopper
Robert Hall, London, 2009.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4894.
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