A double-overlay pink and black glass 'sampan' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1780-1820
Lot 75
A double-overlay pink and black glass 'sampan' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1780-1820
Sold for HK$ 21,250 (US$ 2,740) inc. premium
Lot Details
A double-overlay pink and black glass 'sampan' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1780-1820
Of compressed globular form rising from an oval ringed foot to a cylindrical neck, skifully carved through the black overlays, one side revealing a man seated within a roofed sampan with assistant rowing the vessel, the other side featuring scholars playing qin, served by an attendant making tea.
6.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 1780-1820 白套雙色玻璃文人雅集鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁瓶形,直口,橢圓形圈足。白地玻璃上套粉、黑色玻璃,一面雕文人在船中閱讀,船夫在船頭撐船,船首飾獸面紋,上設有蓋建築,是一條較為貴顯的船隻。壺另一面雕兩文人圍著下棋,小侍童在旁煮茶,上飾有蝙蝠一隻。大部份境物以黑玻璃雕成,粉玻璃部份為一些小細節,整體感覺厚重。
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