16 March 2016
A WHITE AND BLACK-OVERLAY GLASS JAR-SHAPED SNUFF BOTTLE
The bottle is carved through the opaque black and white overlay to the opaque white ground in the shape of a wine jar with woven handles and bands, the body decorated with birds and a blossoming prunus tree, beneath a pendent leaf band on the neck.
2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, glass stopper
Robert Kleiner, London, 2008.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4731.
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