Lot 155
  • 155

AN INSIDE-PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE YAN YUTIAN, LATE QING DYNASTY

Estimate
14,000 - 20,000 HKD
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Description

  • Glass

Provenance

Robert Hall, London, 1989.

Exhibited

Christie's London, 1999.

Literature

Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 4, Hong Kong, 2000, no. 619.

Condition

Two tiny nibbles from the outer lip. Miniscule, insignificant chip in footrim and surface scratches from wear. Painting: Studio condition.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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