25 mars 2020

A fine and very rare glass overlay 'peach shaped' snuff bottle, Qianlong inicsed four-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3646. A fine and very rare glass overlay 'peach shaped' snuff bottle, Qianlong inicsed four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 2in. (5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price Realized HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The bottle of slightly compressed form, resting on a flat base, the white metal body covered in a red glass layer and crisply carved with scrolling clouds from the white glass overlay, the aperture surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2014

A dragon and phoenix glass overlay snuff bottle, 19th century

A dragon and phoenix glass overlay snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of upright rounded rectangular form, with a flat lip and wide mouth, the opaque white glass with an overlay of red and blue, with a blue dragon on one side, reversed by a phoenix in red, with a red overlay foot rim with waves under the dragon changing to rocks under the phoenix. 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,300) For a similar red and blue glass overlay bottle see White, Snuff Bottles from China the Victoria and Albert... [Lire la suite]