A BROWN OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE Yangzhou School, 1840-1900

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Lot 214
A BROWN OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
Yangzhou School, 1840-1900

Sold for US$ 1,083 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

A BROWN OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
Yangzhou School, 1840-1900
Of flattened spherical form with a gently waisted neck, flat lip, and oval foot ring surrounding the convex foot, the brown layer delicately carved to depict Shoulao with a deer, two cranes and a bat on one side, inscribed yannian yishou (adding to your years and extending your longevity), the other side depicting an oxherd with his charge and a dog, with one circular seal reading Zhengke, the shoulder carved with mock lion mask and ring handles.
2 1/8in (5.3cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Alice B. McReynolds Collection
    Sotheby's, Los Angeles, Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the collection of Alice B McReynolds, 31 October 1984, lot 60
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A BROWN OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE Yangzhou School, 1840-1900
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