A red glass overlay 'leisurely activities' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1750-1850
Lot 3
A red glass overlay 'leisurely activities' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1750-1850
Sold for HK$ 62,500 (US$ 8,064) inc. premium
Lot Details
A red glass overlay 'leisurely activities' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1750-1850
Of compressed circular form, rising from a hollowed foot to a cylindrical neck, finely carved through the red overlays with figures flying kites, playing fire crackers and engaged in various other leisurely activities, all against a landscape scene with bamboo leaves and pine trees.
5.9cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 1750-1850 藕粉地套紅玻璃賀年喜慶鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁瓶形,直口,橢圓形圈足。一面雕有小孩在樓閣前,手舞足蹈地舞龍,另一小孩在樓閣內接應;另一面雕有一小孩戰戰兢兢地放鞭炮,一小孩在其後放風箏,間以松、竹為背景,構圖細膩。每一位小孩都帶著虎頭帽,動作栩栩如生,充滿過年時喜慶熱鬧之意。藕粉地白點細密,滿佈器胎,紅玻璃亮麗,在物料及工藝上都是水準之作。
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