A sapphire-blue overlay glass snuff bottle  Probably imperial glassworks, Beijing, 18th century
Lot 174
A sapphire-blue overlay glass snuff bottle Probably Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 18th century
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 4,890) inc. premium

Lot Details
A sapphire-blue overlay glass snuff bottle
Probably Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 18th century
Of compressed globular form rising from an oval ringed foot to a cylindrical neck, carved as a single overlay through the vivid sapphire-blue glass with a stylised chilong on one side and a phoenix on the other.
6.1cm (2½in) high

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀,擬宮廷作坊製品,北京
    藕粉地套寶石藍玻璃鼻煙壺

    Provenance: A European private collection and thence by descent

    來源:歐洲私人收藏,並由家族繼承下去
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