A Peking white milk glass snuff bottle with red overlay decoration 1850-1900
Lot 1306
Two snuff bottles
US$ 800 - 1,200
£480 - 710
Auction Details
Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles Two snuff bottles A Peking white milk glass snuff bottle with red overlay decoration 1850-1900 A Peking white milk glass snuff bottle with red overlay decoration 1850-1900 A Peking white milk glass snuff bottle with red overlay decoration 1850-1900 A Peking white milk glass snuff bottle with red overlay decoration 1850-1900 A Peking white milk glass snuff bottle with red overlay decoration 1850-1900
Lot Details
Property from the Norman Stiller Collection, San Francisco
Two snuff bottles
The first, 1850-1900, of flattened oval form with flat, narrow rim to the circular neck, the red layer carved as various auspicious emblems including bats, potted peach and pomegranate trees, butterflies and scepters all surrounding an oval seal reading zhengke, the oval foot ring also of red glass; the second, an agate snuff bottle of 19th century date, of simple flattened globular form with a slightly concave rim to the cylindrical neck and a flat oval base, the pale honey-colored matrix displaying a flat natural depression on one side and some deep russet inclusions.
2 and 2 1/4in (5 and 5.4cm) high
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