A rose glass snuff bottle with Lohan and dragon Beijing, probably Imperial glassworks 1750-1830
Lot 6
A cranberry red glass snuff bottle with luohan and dragon Beijing, probably Imperial glassworks 1750-1830
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
A cranberry red glass snuff bottle with luohan and dragon
Beijing, probably Imperial glassworks 1750-1830
Of compressed globular form, with a flat lip and wide mouth, its oval foot rim surrounding a shallowly recessed foot, one side with a luohan and dragon, reversed by a four character inscription in seal script reading ke nian zuo sheng "overcome your thoughts to become saintly", followed by two etched seals.
2 3/8in (6cm)high

Footnotes

  • 紅料降龍羅漢鼻煙壺
    京派, 或為宮廷御製作坊作品

    The inscription reads "克念作聖"

    Provenance:
    Dennis G. Crow Ltd, 1993
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