15 Mar - 29 Mar 2022 | Online 21257

Rivers and Mountains Far from the World: Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Rachelle R. Holden Collection Online

New York

15 Mar - 29 Mar 2022

Sale Overview

Rivers and Mountains Far from the World: Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Rachelle R. Holden Collection Online, borrows its evocative title from the scholarly catalogue published by the late collector in 1994. Rachelle R. Holden purchased her first snuff bottle in 1974, finding the art form fascinating as it combined all of the classic forms of Chinese art: calligraphy, poetry and painting. The sale features 110 lots of snuff bottles across many media, including glass, porcelain, agate, jade and painted enamel on metal. The Rachelle R. Holden Collection offers new and established collectors the opportunity to acquire rare and fine examples featuring some of the most prestigious provenances in the genre.

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