An inside-painted glass snuff bottle Signed Ye Zhongsan
Lot 289
An inside-painted glass snuff bottle
Signed Ye Zhongsan
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,548) inc. premium
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An inside-painted glass snuff bottle Signed Ye Zhongsan An inside-painted glass snuff bottle Signed Ye Zhongsan
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The Property of a Lady 女士藏品
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).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection

    玻璃內畫十八羅漢鼻煙壺 「葉仲三」款

    來源: 英國私人收藏
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