20 - 21 March 2014
A BROWN-OVERLAY WHITE GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
YANGZHOU SCHOOL, 1840-1890
The rounded bottle is finely carved through the brown overlay on one side with a scene of two quail gathering near a feeding dish, and a vase beneath a stalk of millet. The opposite side is carved with a tray of fruit next to a double gourd on a vine and a fruiting branch, beneath three small archaic characters that read da jixiang (great auspiciousness). The narrow sides are carved with mask and ring handles above the brown foot.
2 5/16 (5.8 cm.) high, hardstone stopper with pearl finial
Hugh M. Moss Ltd., London, 1970s.
Susan Lapidus (1948-2008) Collection, acquired 1970s.
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