Qing dynasty, 1730-1840 Of compressed globular form, the body decorated with irregular splashes of cerulean blue spots swirling towards the neck. 6.2cm 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.39, pl.52
A closely related sapphire-blue glass snuff bottle from the Mary and George Bloch Collection is illustrated by Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.5, Hong Kong, 2002, pp.157-158, no.715.