Three glass snuff bottles Late 18th to 19th century (3)

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Lot 307
Three glass snuff bottles
Late 18th to 19th century

Sold for US$ 637 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

Three glass snuff bottles
Late 18th to 19th century
Including a ruby-red bottle with raised panels and sensitively defined detail to the side walls, the underside incised with a Xianfeng four-character mark and of the period; the second an ovoid sapphire-blue bottle supported on an oval foot ring; the third a pear-shaped bottle, the attractive red fading to transparent clear glass in the neck beneath its wide mouth, the shoulders surmounted with two carefully raised circular loops.
2 1/2 to 2 7/8in (6.4 to 7.3cm) high (3).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Pear-shaped red and clear color bottle:
    Sotheby's, London, 3 April 1996
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Three glass snuff bottles Late 18th to 19th century (3)
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