A five-colour overlay glass 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle  Yangzhou, dated probably 1884
Lot 105
A five-colour glass overlay 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle Atrributed to Yangzhou, dated 1884
Sold for HK$ 75,000 (US$ 9,676) inc. premium

Lot Details
A five-colour overlay glass 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle  Yangzhou, dated probably 1884 A five-colour overlay glass 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle  Yangzhou, dated probably 1884 A five-colour overlay glass 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle  Yangzhou, dated probably 1884 A five-colour overlay glass 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle  Yangzhou, dated probably 1884 A five-colour overlay glass 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle  Yangzhou, dated probably 1884
A five-colour glass overlay 'auspicious objects' snuff bottle
Atrributed to Yangzhou, dated 1884
Of flattened section, finely carved through the various colour overlays with a continuous design of precious objects and flowers, inscribed in relief seal script with a four-character inscription.
6.2cm high.

Footnotes

  • The inscription reads jiashen nianzuo, which can be translated as 'made in the jiashen year' (1884).

    For additional information about this school of high quality glass overlay snuff bottles produced in Yangzhou, see the footnote for lot 9.

    1884年 (傳)揚州 白套五色玻璃春秋清供鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁方瓶形,直口滑肩,橢圓形圈足。上套紅、藍、黃、綠及粉五色,一面雕花瓶、茶壺、果子及蝙蝠,散置於整面,上以篆書題「甲申(1884)年作」。另一面飾蘭花、菊花、瓜果及貓蝶,色彩豐富,美妙多變。

    有關在揚州製作高品質之玻璃鼻煙壺研究,可參考本專場拍品編號9之說明。
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