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19th C Red Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle with Bats

19th C Red Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle with Bats


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1338007

Please refer to our stock # 175 when inquiring.
 $545.00 
This is a fine, flattened, rounded rectangular form tapering toward the base, with a wide mouth of slightly opaque glass, above a short waited neck, all raised atop a conforming foot ring. The main body decorated with overlay of transparent red glass over clear glass carved with a decoration of a bat hovering above a rock and waves. The reversed showing another bat above a pine tree and rocks. The sides flanked by masks and faux-ring handles. The bottle is in excellent preserved condition, except that it has a small area of splintered lines on the side of its mouth , although it is solid. Bottle Measurements Height: 2.75 inches (7.0cm), not including the stopper Width: 1.27 inches (3.2cm) Thickness: 0.93 inches (2.4cm) Weight: 1.2 ounces