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A blue glass overlay snuff bottle with peonies


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Possibly Yangzhou Seal School, 大概扬州派 1800 – 1850
Height: 6.7 cm.

Blue glass overlay on a milky-white ground carved on both sides with a large peony growing from rockwork, of elongated flattened form with a recessed foot and a tall slightly flaring neck.

In China, the blossoming peony is often associated with prosperity.

Provenance 起源: Linda F. Crawley

Published 发布: Asiantiques, A Fascination for Miniatures: The Linda F. Crawley Collection of Chinese Snuff (2008), cat. no. 43

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