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Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2406
Lot:
142
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2406
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 26, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th/19th century, Yang Chou type, one side with a round inscription of a poem in seal characters, the reverse with a woman holding a parrot in a moon window, pale sea green on a milk glass ground, tourmaline stopper.

Provenance: Dane collection; H. Moss, 1974.

Exhibitions: Fogg Museum, 1992, Bass Museum, 1997.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Yang Chou, China, Bass Museum, Fogg Museum, Bottle, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Glass, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco, Tourmaline

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