An opaque glass snuff bottle with overglaze enamels  Beijing, Imperial glassworks 1760-1780
Lot 65
An opaque enamelled glass snuff bottle Beijing, Imperial glassworks 1760-1780
Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium
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An opaque glass snuff bottle with overglaze enamels  Beijing, Imperial glassworks 1760-1780 An opaque glass snuff bottle with overglaze enamels  Beijing, Imperial glassworks 1760-1780 An opaque glass snuff bottle with overglaze enamels  Beijing, Imperial glassworks 1760-1780
Lot Details
Property of Dr. Martin Roshco
An opaque enamelled glass snuff bottle
Beijing, Imperial glassworks 1760-1780
Of meiping form with a flat lip, waisted neck and flat circular foot, the bottle enameled with a red leiwen border around the neck, bejeweled chains draped over the shoulder and the attributes of the eight Daoist immortals around the body.
2in (5.1cm) high

Footnotes

  • 料胎畫琺瑯暗八仙鼻煙壺
    京派 宮廷御製作坊

    On similarly decorated bottles see Hugh Moss, "Mysteries of the Ancient Moon" International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Journal, Spring 2006, p. 28 fig 32.


    Provenance:
    Sotheby's, New York, June 5, 1987, lot 192
    Janos Szekeres Collection
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