An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Lot 125
An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Sold for HK$ 43,750 (US$ 5,644) inc. premium

Lot Details
An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900 An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900 An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900 An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900 An emerald-green and caramel-brown glass overlay 'waterplants' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
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.

Footnotes

  • 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

    清 1800-1900 棕套綠玻璃荷花圖鼻煙壺

    展覽:
    香港中國鼻煙壺收藏家學會、香港市政局聯辦,《中國鼻煙壺》,香港藝術館,1977年10月15日至11月26日

    出版:
    《中國鼻煙壺》,香港藝術館,香港,1977年,頁27,圖版17

    壺呈扁膽瓶形,直口,長頸,橢圓形圈足。通體雕荷花圖,荷花瓣正背面表達清楚;工匠師善用玻璃之厚薄,以厚玻璃表現荷葉捲起的位置,再陰刻葉脈,雕工細膩,水波紋也有細緻的刻劃,整體感覺清雅。
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