16 September 2015
TWO 'REALGAR' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES
The flattened ovoid bottle is streaked with unusual green and yellow horizontal banding on a mottled reddish-orange ground. The high-shouldered bottle is decorated with scattered green markings on a mottled red and orange ground.
2 5/8 and 2 ½ in. (6.8 and 6.3 cm.), jadeite and agate stoppers
Robert Hall, London, 2009.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4992.
Dennis G. Crow Ltd., Los Angeles, California, 1994.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1266.
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R. Hall, Irish Mist, Chinese Snuff Bottles XIV, p. 12, no. 11 (green-streaked bottle).
Boston, International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Convention, The Barron Collection, 23-26 September 2008 (green-marked bottle).
Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not
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(e.g., a string).
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