TWO RED OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES 18th/19th Century (2)

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Lot 271
TWO RED OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES
18th/19th Century

US$ 2,000 - 4,000
£ 1,600 - 3,200

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

TWO RED OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES
18th/19th Century
The first of flaring cylindrical form, the red layer finely carved to form a continuous scene of a solitary hawk perched on a rock beside an aged pine tree; the second of flattened ovoid form, the red layer carved to form an ancient bronze bell with finely incised details on each of the main sides, and mock lion mask-and-ring handles on the shoulders.
2 3/4in (6.8cm) high, the taller (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The first:
    Sotheby's, New York, Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, 6 April 1990 lot 44
    The second:
    Collection of Eric Young
    Sotheby's, London, Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Eric Young, Part II, 13 October 1987, lot 51
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TWO RED OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES 18th/19th Century (2)
TWO RED OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES 18th/19th Century (2)
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