A red overlay white glass snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, 1730-1800. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams.
Well-hollowed, of baluster form with a waisted neck, flat lip, finely finished, rounded circular foot ring, the translucent milky-white ground overlaid in red, expertly carved with two rampant dragons chasing a flaming jewel. 2in (5.1cm) high
Provenance: Robert Kleiner, Asia Week, March 2007