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LeSan, Superb Chinese Inside-Painted Glass Snuff Bottle, Circa 1890

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1284610

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Superb Chinese Inside-Painted Glass Snuff Bottle, Signed LeSan, Circa 1890 This is a superb flat, tapered downward, Chinese Snuff Bottle made with clear glass. It is painted from the inside with bright colors. It depicts on one side a seated Lady with a fan who is outdoors in a garden. The other side shows a mountain landscape that is very popular with this 19th century master painter. This particular work was made sometime between 1890 and 1900. It comes with a white and red domed glass top. Other similar examples of LeSan's work are shown in photos number 6 and 7. Wonderful preserved condition. Bottle Measurements Height: 2.60 inches (6.6cm) Width: 1.90 inches (4.8cm) Thickness: 0.81 inches (2.1cm) Weight: 1.6 ounces