Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 132
Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 25,000 (US$ 3,223) inc. premium

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Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
The smaller bottle carved through the cinnabar-red overlays with a horse on one side and an upturned horse on the reverse, the other carved through the ruby-red overlays with a horse with beautiful black manes and a matching saddle on both sides, all against a lemon-yellow ground.
5.8cm high. (2).

Footnotes

  • Illustrated (left):
    Paul Braga, Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors, Arts of Asia, November-December 1976, Vol.6, No.6, p.84

    清 套玻璃駿馬圖鼻煙壺兩件

    出版 (左):
    Paul Braga,《Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors》,Arts of Asia,1976年11-12月,卷6,第六期,頁84

    黃套雙色玻璃駿馬圖鼻煙壺呈扁瓶形,直口,橢圓形圈足。仔細觀察可見黃玻璃地是暗暗攪色而成的,上先套一層紅玻璃,把馬的外形大致交代出來,再套一層黑色玻璃作點綴之用,如馬毛、馬鞍、馬帶等,正背面紋飾相似,整體簡潔有力。

    米白地套紅玻璃駿馬圖鼻煙壺呈肩瓶形,直口,橢圓形圈足。米白色地近涅白色,一面以紅玻璃雕立馬,一面的馬背趟著玩耍,生動活潑。
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