A blue overlay glass snuff bottle, mid Qing dynasty

Of flattened pear-shaped form, resting on a pronounced straight foot, well-carved through the transparent blue overlay on each side with a large fish leaping out from a torrent, one side facing upwards, the other facing downwards, stopper. 6.5cm(2½in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$15,000 - 20,000, $1,900 - 2,600. Unsold

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com