An orange and red 'realgar' glass 'fish and waterplants' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1740-1820
The compressed shield shaped body rising to a slightly flared cylindrical neck, the exterior finely carved through the red overlays with a continuous scene of six fish swimming amidst water plant sprays, all against an orange-beige ground with green and caramel vein inclusions.
Chinese Works of Art
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