18 août 2016

A 'Yangzhou' three-color overlay glass snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A 'Yangzhou' three-color overlay glass snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 220. A 'Yangzhou' three-color overlay glass snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 19th centuryEstimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's

carved through the cinnabar-red and emerald-green overlays to the caramel-beige ground with a continuous landscape with a fisherman in the distance and a crane flying overhead, stopper (2). Height 2 3/8  in., 6 cm

ProvenanceY. F. Yang & Co., Hong Kong, 1976.

Property from the collection of Robert and Maurine Muntz

NoteA similar Yangzhou school snuff bottle from the Mary and George Bloch collection was sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 1st June 2015, lot 155.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM


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