3417
3417
A PAIR OF AVENTURINE GLASS MOUNTED GILT-COPPER SNUFF BOXES
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
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3417
A PAIR OF AVENTURINE GLASS MOUNTED GILT-COPPER SNUFF BOXES
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
300,000400,000
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Gems of Chinese Art – The Speelman Collection II

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A PAIR OF AVENTURINE GLASS MOUNTED GILT-COPPER SNUFF BOXES
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
each of octagonal form, the sides set with conforming aventurine glass plaques framed by studded borders of seed pearls and red glass, the base chased with an oval flower medallion surrounded by further foliage framed by a semi-circle border
l. 6 cm, 2 3/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

For two gilt-copper octagonal boxes inlaid with aventurine glass plaques from the Qing court collection, dated to the 18th century, see Limpid Radiance: A Special Exhibition of Glass Artifacts from the National Palace Musuem Collection, Taipei, 2016, cat. no. 174, together with a rectangular example, cat. no. 175.

Gems of Chinese Art – The Speelman Collection II

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Hong Kong