A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800
Lot 76
A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800
Sold for HK$ 40,000 (US$ 5,156) inc. premium

Lot Details
A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800 A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800 A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800 A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800 A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800 A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1800
A dark-brown overlay glass 'three friends of winter' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1770-1800
Of flattened globular form, carved in overlay through the dark brown glass to the opaque white ground with bamboo on one side, the reverse with prunus and pine with two bats on the narrow sides.
5.9cm high.

Footnotes

  • For a dark brown glass overlay snuff bottle with similar handles, see Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.5, Hong Kong, 2002, pp.590-591, no.958.

    清 1770-1800 白套深棕色玻璃歲寒三友圖鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁瓶形,直口,橢圓形圈足。壺以白地套深棕色玻璃,一面飾以松、梅、石,一面飾以竹石紋,合成歲寒三友圖,兩側飾壽字蝙蝠吉祥結紋,雕工細緻。

    兩側飾同樣紋飾的白套深棕色玻璃例子,可參考瑪麗及莊智博藏品,見莫士撝, 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590-591,編號958。
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