18 août 2016

A white overlay sapphire-blue glass 'Antiques' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A white overlay sapphire-blue glass 'Antiques' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 228. A white overlay sapphire-blue glass 'Antiques' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's

finely carved through the opaque white glass to the transparent blue glass ground to depict a selection of antiques, including a ruyi scepter, teapot and qin, stopper (2). Height 2 1/2  in., 5.8 cm

ProvenanceThe Ko Family Collection. 
Christie's London, 9th October 1974, lot 65.

Property from the collection of Robert and Maurine Muntz

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


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