Three overlay glass snuff bottles Qing dynasty
Lot 171
Three overlay glass snuff bottles Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 56,250 (US$ 7,257) inc. premium
Lot Details
Three overlay glass snuff bottles
Qing dynasty
One skilfully worked as a five-colour overlay bottle with two oval relief bi handles, the main facade with a crane above a pavilion on clouds and a carp spewing forth lingzhi clouds; the other a green glass overlay on a snow flecked ground, carved on each side with a bird beneath a pine tree and the reverse with a bird on rockwork beside bamboo; the third a blue glass overlay on a transparent ground, carved in relief with continuous lotus plants, lingzhi and orchids.
Tallest: 7.1cm high. (3).

Footnotes


  • 乳白地套四色玻璃海屋添壽圖鼻煙壺
    藕粉地套綠玻璃花鳥圖鼻煙壺
    藕粉地套藍玻璃荷花圖鼻煙壺

    Provenance 來源:
    The second and third bottles from the collection of the Honourable Judge Edgar Bromberger.
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