Two overlay glass snuff bottles
Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Carved in high relief in red on a snow flecked semi-translucent ground with a standing deer beneath a pine tree beside lingzhi, the reverse with two standing cranes, one holding lingzhi in its beak, the other also carved in relief in blue on a clear ground featuring a continuous landscape scene of a flying crane holding a scroll in its beak above rockworks, and a fish attempting to leap over the Longmen gates beneath a distant pavilion.
The tallest: 7.4cm high. (2).