A red glass overlay snuff bottle. School of Li Junting, cyclically dated renwu, corresponding to 1822

Of flattened circular form rising from a straight oval foot, finely carved through the red overlay to the opaque milky white glass, showing a boy fishing in a lotus pond, with a four character inscription above, the reverse showing four mandarin ducks swimming in a pond, stopper.. 6cm (2¼in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$60,000 - 80,000, $7,700 - 10,000. 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