A pale blue 'bubble' glass snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1730-1840
Lot 22
A pale blue 'bubble' glass snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1730-1840
Sold for HK$ 56,250 (US$ 7,257) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pale blue 'bubble' glass snuff bottle
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.

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.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.

    清 1730-1840 透明地藍點玻璃鼻煙壺

    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39,圖版52

    壺呈扁圓形,直口,橢圓形圈足。透明玻璃地上散點藍彩,藍彩點形狀不一,愈往壺口藍彩點偏長,密佈壺面,自然而有動態。

    一件十分相似的例子,可見於莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection 》,第5冊,第三部份,頁157-158,編號715。
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