Ye Bengqi is now famous for his faithful recreations of Imperial enameled glass wares, mostly snuff bottles. He would memorize the patterns of authentic enameled glasswares on display in the Palace Museum in Beijing and attempt to replicate them in the family's Apricot Grove Studio. See the note to lot 254 for a lengthier discussion of Ye enameled bottles.
See also, Snuff Bottles. The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, no. 5, for a bottle of similar shape and with a similar feathery scroll encircling the neck,; and no. 2, for a bottle with a related band of ruyi-heads. Comparable sprays of flowers can also be found on a Qianlong-period example illustrated in Masterpieces of Chinese Snuff Bottles in the Palace Museum, no. 115.