An inside painted glass snuff bottle, 1891 Zhou Leyuan, dated 1891
Lot 8004
An inside painted glass snuff bottle, 1891 Zhou Leyuan, dated 1891
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An inside painted glass snuff bottle, 1891 Zhou Leyuan, dated 1891 An inside painted glass snuff bottle, 1891 Zhou Leyuan, dated 1891 An inside painted glass snuff bottle, 1891 Zhou Leyuan, dated 1891
Lot Details
An inside painted glass snuff bottle, 1891
Zhou Leyuan, dated 1891
Of upright rounded rectangular form with a flat lip and rounded oval foot rim, the interior painted with a continuous landscape featuring a figure in a boat in the foreground, with a waterway winding through low hills, the reverse with a cluster of houses, with tall trees punctuating the countryside, with a fourteen character inscription dated xinmao (1891) and signed Zhou Leyuan in Beijing with a painted red seal reading "Leyuan".
2 5/8in (6.7cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    T.Y. King, Hong Kong 1940's
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