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A two-color glass snuff bottle

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Probably Beijing Palace Workshops, Qing dynasty, 18th century
Height: 2 5/8 in (6.5 cm) excluding stopper

A bottle of flattened baluster-form with an overlay of clear-sapphire blue deeply carved to reveal a translucent white ground, each side carved with a design of entwined qilong and mock-mask ring-handles on the shoulders.

Provenance: John and Rose Meengs

Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Works of Art (2009), cat. no. 61

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