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Chinese Peking Glass Overlay Snuff Bottle

Chinese Peking Glass Overlay Snuff Bottle

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1930: Item # 1368835

Please refer to our stock # 313 when inquiring.
Asia of Old
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A Chinese antique pear shaped snuff bottle done in glass overlay with four colours on an opaque white ground. The bottle of compressed ovoid form raising from an oval foot to a tall cylindrical neck. One carved side shows a bird perched on a tall branch holding fruit. On this side the maker has also affixed his mark, from Yangzhou School. On the reverse it shows a bird with overhead butterflies and insects hovering over lily pods in the water. A wave design base border covers all sides.

Size: 3-3/16" high by 1-/4" wide by 16/18' depth

Condition: Good condition, stopper missing

Age: Qing Dynasty (19th century)