Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 132
Two glass overlay 'horses' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
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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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