An orange-overlay pink glass 'bats' snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo: Bonhams.
Of flattened globular shape, intricately carved through a layer of orange above a pink ground, depicting a continuous scene of auspicious bats in flight encircling Buddhist objects including a pair of coins and a plantain leaf fan, well carved in relief amidst dense cloud scrolls. 6cm high. Sold for HK$ 125,000 (€11,848)
Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong, Admiralty, 26 May 2014 14:00 HKT - http://www.bonhams.com/