A SAPPHIRE BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE Likely Imperial Glassworks, Beijing, 1760-1820

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Lot 707
A SAPPHIRE BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
Likely Imperial Glassworks, Beijing, 1760-1820

Sold for US$ 6,950 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

18 Mar 2019, 10:00 EDT

New York

A SAPPHIRE BLUE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
Likely Imperial Glassworks, Beijing, 1760-1820
Of upright form, with a flat lip and a raised oval foot rim, the front and back each finely carved with a symmetrical pattern of two descending archaistic confronting kui dragons bound at the tail, with a pearl under their chins.
2 1/4in (5.7cm) high

Footnotes

  • 1760-1820年 北京宮廷玻璃造辦處 寶石藍料夔龍紋鼻煙壺

    Provenance:
    William A Parker Jr.
    Erik Hancock, (according to label)
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