Lot 148
  • 148

AN IMPERIAL ENAMELLED GLASS ‘PRUNUS, BAMBOO AND ROSE’ SNUFF BOTTLE GUYUE XUAN MARK, PALACE WORKSHOPS, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
250,000 - 300,000 HKD
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Description

  • Glass, buffalo bone (spoon)
together with a watercolour illustration by Peter Suart

Provenance

Sotheby’s New York, 3rd October 1980, lot 80.
Collection of Paula J. Hallett.
Sotheby’s New York, 27th June 1986, lot 33.

Exhibited

Robert Kleiner, Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Mary and George Bloch, Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 1987, cat. no. 16.
Kleine Schätze aus China. Snuff bottles—Sammlung von Mary und George Bloch erstmals in Österreich, Creditanstalt, Vienna, 1993.
Robert Kleiner, Chinese Snuff Bottles in the Collection of Mary and George Bloch, British Museum, London, 1995, cat. no. 30.
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1997.

Literature

Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 6, Hong Kong, 2007, no. 1098.
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