An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1800-1900 Of compressed globular body with slightly sloping shoulders tapering to a long slender neck, finely carved through the green overlays with a scene of a lotus pond, against a rich caramel-brown ground. 6cm high.
Exhibited: Chinese Snuff Bottles, jointly presented by Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors Study Group and the Urban Council, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 15 October to 26 November 1977
Illustrated: Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1977, p.27, pl.17
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