A TRANSPARENT GREEN CASED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE  1740-1830

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Lot 205
A TRANSPARENT GREEN CASED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
1740-1830

Sold for US$ 3,570 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

A TRANSPARENT GREEN CASED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
1740-1830
Of flattened spherical form with a waisted neck, flat lip and flat oval foot, formed from translucent, slightly milky glass cased within a layer of transparent green glass creating a subtle swirled effect reminiscent of jadeite.
2in (5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Mei Ling Collection
    Sotheby's, New York, Important Chinese Snuff Bottles, from the Mei Ling Collection, 15 March 1984, lot 29

    For a discussion of cased glass bottles see Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 5, part 1, Hong Kong, 2002, nos. 739-741.
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