An inside-painted glass snuff bottle
Signed Ye Zhongsan
The large rounded bottle painted on one side with a group of nine Immortals variously waving cymbals, discussing a book, riding a tiger and splitting open his head to reveal another head beneath, the other side similarly painted with nine Immortals engaged in other activities including one sitting on a Buddhist lion, one opening his chest to reveal a smaller figure inside and others conversing whilst holding their attributes, a green dragon descending towards the group through clouds, rose quartz stopper. 6.6cm (2 5/8in) high (2).
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