Two inside-painted glass snuff bottles
Lot 288Y ≈
Two inside-painted glass snuff bottles
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 6,891) inc. premium

Lot Details
The Property of a Lady 女士藏品
Two inside-painted glass snuff bottles Two inside-painted glass snuff bottles
Two inside-painted glass snuff bottles
One bottle painted with a winter scene of two horsemen, one mounted and the other tugging at his horse's bridle, the reverse with a campsite of tents behind one man cooking over a fire and another with a resting camel, signed Gui Xianggu, jadeite stopper, 5.8cm (2¼in) high; the other bottle with a figure carrying two baskets of flowers and a small tree balanced on a long pole, the reverse with an inscription, signed Ma Shaoxuan, coral stopper, 4.8cm (1 7/8in) high. (4).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection

    十九世紀 玻璃內畫鼻煙壺兩件 「桂香谷」及「馬少宣」款

    來源:英國私人收藏
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Item contains ruby or jadeite

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