A brown and green overlay glass 'carp and crab' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1750-1850 The flattened body with a carp and crab rising from crashing waves on each side, flanked at the sides with lotus leaves and other aquatic plants, all above a cafe-au-lait ground. 5.3cm high.
A similar 'crap and fish' brown and green glass snuff bottle, previously in the Belfort collection, with different direction of the fish, is illustrated in Robert Hall, Chinese Snuff Bottle XI, the Snowy Peaks Collection, a Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles formed by Pamela R. Lessing Friedman, London, 2005, no.13.
另一件同樣以褐地套綠玻璃，器形與本壺一致，但雙面皆飾年年有餘的Belfort舊藏例子，可參考Robert Hall，《Chinese Snuff Bottle XI, the Snowy Peaks Collection, a Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles formed by Pamela R. Lessing Friedman》，倫敦，2005，編號13。
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