A Blue glass overlay snuff bottle 1750-1820

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Lot 9006
A Blue glass overlay snuff bottle
1750-1820

Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

Chinese Snuff Bottles

12 Sep 2016, 11:00 EDT

New York

Property from the Elsa Glickman Collection
A Blue glass overlay snuff bottle
1750-1820
Of compressed ovoid form with a flat lip slightly everted and a flat oval foot rim surrounding a deeply recessed foot, with a sapphire blue overlay on a bubble suffused ground, the carving remarkably skillful in high relief depicting a continuous landscape with figures.
2 3/8in (6.1cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Hugh Moss Ltd. 6 May 1998 "The Ko-Lipped Blue Glass Overlay"
    Ko family Collection

    1750-1820 霏雪地套藍料高士攜童子游春歸來鼻煙壺
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A Blue glass overlay snuff bottle 1750-1820
A Blue glass overlay snuff bottle 1750-1820
A Blue glass overlay snuff bottle 1750-1820
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