An Enameled White Glass Snuff Bottle. Imperial, Attributed To Yangzhou, Qianlong Four-Character Seal Mark In Pale Iron Red And Late In The Period, 1767-1799Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012

The flattened ovoid bottle is enameled with butterflies fluttering above a lily and dianthus on one side and a cricket in flight above African marigolds, yashecao (duck's tongue plant) and a flowering tree on the reverse. The elliptical foot is slighty concave. Together with a pale russet and yellowish agate snuff bottle, 1800-1900, carved in the round as finger citrons borne on a leafy branch. 2 9/16 and 2 1/16 in. (6.5 and 5.3 cm.) high, rose quartz stopper and green glass stopper (2). Estimate $3,000 - $5,000

清乾隆 (1767-1799年) 白料胎畫琺瑯花蝶紋鼻煙壺 礬紅《乾隆年製》篆書款


清嘉慶/宣統 (1800-1900年) 瑪瑙佛手紋鼻煙壺

Christie'sFine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II, 13 September 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza