27 février 2015

A red overlay white glass snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, 1730-1800

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 Bonhams. Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Barbara and Marvin... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2015

A fine ruby-red faceted glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

A fine ruby-red faceted glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, designed in the form of a double-gourd, carved overall with a symmetrical pattern of irregular facets. 2 1/2in (6.4cm) Provenance: Robert Hall, October 1989 Notes: Snuff bottles in faceted forms derive from European influence during the early years of the Beijing Palace glassworks. At the time, the workshops were under the supervision... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A pair of red glass snuff bottles, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

A pair of red glass snuff bottles, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams. Very well-hollowed, each of high-shouldered tapering baluster form with a waisted neck, thin flat lip, circular foot ring, the color of translucent rich ruby-red. 2in (5.1cm) height of each Provenance: Hugh Moss, November 1990Janet Gordon Bonhams. Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Barbara and Marvin Dicker, 16 Mar 2015 10:00 EDT- NEW... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A red overlaid glass snuff bottle decorated with gourds and butterflies. Possibly Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1780-1850

A red overlaid glass snuff bottle decorated with gourds and butterflies. Possibly Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1780-1850. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 4,000 (€2,700 - 3,600). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, the pear form bottle with a waisted neck, flat lip and foot, carved through the red overlay against a milky-white ground, depicting double-gourds borne on supple leafy vines, with two delicate butterflies hovering around. 2 1/8in (5.3cm) high Provenance: Eldred's, 26 August 1993, lot 12 ... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A white overlay pink glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1820

A white overlay pink glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1820. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 4,000 (€2,700 - 3,600). Photo Bonhams. The well-hollowed bottle of flattened baluster form with a wide mouth, flat lip, finely finished splayed oval foot ring, the mottled pink ground overlaid in white to the front and back with gentian flowers. 2 3/16in (5.5cm) Provenance: The Asian Art Studio, Inc.Bonhams, New York, 24 March 2010, lot 118Margaret Polak collectionJohnny Tseng, February 2004John... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

An exquisite red glass overlay 'chi dragon' snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing 1750-1820

An exquisite red glass overlay 'chi dragon' snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing 1750-1820. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,800 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, of miniature ovoid form, with a gently waisted neck, flat lip, oval foot ring, finely carved through the red overlay applied to the front and back of the milky-white ground with a coiling chilong, separated by two faux lion masks-and-ring handles set to the narrow sides. 1 1/2in (3.8cm) high Provenance: Robert Kleiner,... [Lire la suite]


27 février 2015

A gold aventurine and multicolor-splashed clear glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1800

A gold aventurine and multicolor-splashed clear glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1800. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,300 - 7,100). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, of flattened rounded form, flat lip, well finished oval foot ring, the bubble-suffused clear glass accented with dappling of sparkling gold, sky-blue, red, and off-white coloration. 2in (5.1cm) high Provenance: Robert Kleiner, Hong Kong Convention, October 2006 Bonhams. Chinese Snuff Bottles from the... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A variegated pink glass 'cabbage' snuff bottle, Imperial, attributed to the Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1800

A variegated pink glass 'cabbage' snuff bottle, Imperial, attributed to the Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1800. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,300 - 7,100). Photo Bonhams. Of flattened tapering form with a wide mouth, thin, flat lip, the opaque pink glass in various shades expertly carved as a cabbage with rendered overlapping leaves.3in (7.6cm) high Provenance: The Asian Art Studio, Inc., 2010Emily Newel, CAClara Ziegler Newell Notes: Like many images, cabbage has special symbolic meanings in Chinese... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

An aquamarine glass snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributed to the Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1800

An aquamarine glass snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributed to the Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1800. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 9,000 (€5,300 - 8,000). Photo Bonhams. The slender, slightly tapering bottle rising to a waisted neck beneath an everted convex lip, the sides designed with eight evenly spaced vertical lobes, framed between bands of raised lingzhi heads at shoulder each above a fringe of simulated jewels, and stylized lappet petals surrounding the circular foot ring. 2 3/16in (5.5cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A gold aventurine-flecked cobalt blue glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1740-1795

A gold aventurine-flecked cobalt blue glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1740-1795. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, of flattened rounded form with a very subtly waisted neck, flat lip, finely finished oval foot ring, the rich translucent blue ground in stunning contrast to the sparkling gold splashes. 2 1/8in (5.4cm) high Provenance: The Asian Art Studio, Inc., March 2004 M. Guanero, Switzerland Bonhams. Chinese Snuff Bottles from the... [Lire la suite]


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