A cinnabar-red overlay white glass snuff bottle 1780-1860

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Lot 9005
A cinnabar-red overlay white glass snuff bottle
1780-1860

Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium

Chinese Snuff Bottles

12 Sep 2016, 11:00 EDT

New York

Property from the Elsa Glickman Collection
A cinnabar-red overlay white glass snuff bottle
1780-1860
Of compressed ovoid form with a flat lip and an oval foot rim, a single overlay of cinnabar glass on an off-white ground, the carving depicting an auspicious landscape with a crane carrying lingzhi above a spotted deer and pine, reversed by an eagle and a bear.
2 5/8in (6.8cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Robert Hall
    Marian Mayer Collection, #734

    Published
    Robert Hall, Chinese Snuff Bottles II, London, 1989, no 103, p. 123
    Marian Mayer, Glass Snuff Bottles of China from the Mayer Collection at Steuben Glass, n.p. 1980 no 45

    Exhibited
    Glass snuff bottles of China at Steuben Glass, New York, September 9 - October 3, 1980

    1780-1860 白地套剔紅料'鶴鹿同春'鼻煙壺
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A cinnabar-red overlay white glass snuff bottle 1780-1860
A cinnabar-red overlay white glass snuff bottle 1780-1860
A cinnabar-red overlay white glass snuff bottle 1780-1860
A cinnabar-red overlay white glass snuff bottle 1780-1860
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