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.
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.
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