Christie’s: THE BLANCHE B. EXSTEIN COLLECTION OF FINE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES. New York, 2002. 137 pp. Colour plates throughout. 27x21 cm. Paper.
Christie's New York auction catalogue showing 263 fine Chinese snuff bottles from the collection of Blanche Exstein who had inherited the core of her collection from the dealer, Hilda Somers. Exstein added to the collection over the following decades and the collection became known as the Bailan Collection. A number of the snuff bottles are attributed to the Beijing Palace Workshops. All illustrated in colour, many in multiple views, and described.
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 66 in printed List 199.
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