Two enameled white glass snuff bottles (2)

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Lot 311
Two enameled white glass snuff bottles

Sold for US$ 2,295 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

Two enameled white glass snuff bottles
The first with broad shoulders tapering to a recessed foot, each side painted in pleasant enamels with flowers and an insect, the underside carrying an apocryphal Guyue Xuan mark; the second bottle decorated to one side with lively rabbits crouching under rocks near elegant bamboo and blooming flowers, the verso depicting long-tailed birds perching on rocks surrounded by a blooming tree, bamboo, and orchids, both sides neatly inscribed with a two-line poem, painted with three red seal marks, the underside carrying an incised Wanya Xuan mark washed in black.
2 1/16 and 2 1/2in (5.2 and 6.4cm) high (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Bigger bottle:
    Chinese Arts & Crafts (HK) Ltd., 12 June 2001
    Smaller bottle:
    King Feng Arts Co., Hong Kong, 3 May 1998
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Two enameled white glass snuff bottles (2)
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