15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A GUYUE XUAN-TYPE ENAMELLED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE, YABGZHOU, 1767-1799
painted to the opaque white body in famille rose enamels with a grasshopper perched amongst yellow blossoming flowers and butterflies in flight amongst red leaf acer, Qianlong iron-red seal mark to base -- 1 7/8in. (4.8cm.) high.
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