Property from the Clavere Collection
An inside-painted glass snuff bottle
Ye Zhongsan, dated 1898
Of rounded rectangular form with a wide, flat rim to the cylindrical neck and an oval foot ring, painted with a continuous scene of various insects crawling amid rocks and vegetation bordering a pond of swimming gold fish, one side inscribed as painted in early Summer in Beijing (shou xia xie yu jing shi) in the wushu year (1898), signed Ye Zhongsan, followed by his seal.
2 3/8in (6cm) high
Chinese Works of Art
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