An olive-brown overlay white glass snuff bottle, 19th century

Lot 197. An olive-brown overlay white glass snuff bottle, 19th century. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€1,900 - 2,500). Photo Bonhams.

Of flattened rounded form with sloping shoulders, waisted neck and flat lip, carved through the olive-brown glass with a river landscape depicting a figure and attendant in an open boat, beneath flying bats and cranes, the other side with a pavilion bordered on the right by a gnarly pine tree, an oval seal to one side reads ji xiang 'auspiciousness', glass stopper. 5.2cm (2in) high (2).

Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE