A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1830-1900
Lot 28
A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1830-1900
Sold for HK$ 52,500 (US$ 6,769) inc. premium

Lot Details
A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1830-1900 A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1830-1900 A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1830-1900 A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1830-1900 A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1830-1900
A green overlay glass 'grapes' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1830-1900
The flattened globular body finely carved through the green overlays on both sides with flowering fruits issuing from leafy sprays.
5.8cm 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.26, pl.13

    清 1830-1900 白套綠玻璃葡萄紋鼻煙壺

    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26,圖版13

    壺呈扁瓶形,直口,橢圓形圈足。白地套綠玻璃,上飾纏枝葡萄紋,錯落有致,寓意子孫萬代。

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