Lot 224. A four-color overlay clear glass 'Three Abundances' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's
the ovoid body raised on a hexagonal foot, carved through the transparent red, green, sapphire-blue and amber-yellow layers to the cloudy semi-transparent ground with the three abundances, sanduo, pomegranate, peach and finger citron, all growing from a hexagonal planter, stopper (2). Height 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm
Provenance: Y. F. Yang & Co., Hong Kong, 1976.
Property from the collection of Robert and Maurine Muntz
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM