Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes

A Fine Chinese Carved Blue Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle, 1800~1850.

A Fine Chinese Carved Blue Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle, 1800~1850.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1381510

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Hawkes, Asian Art
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A Fine Chinese Carved Blue Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle, 1800~1850. The bottle of opaque white glass with snow-like inclusions, cased in blue glass. The blue glass is carved away to leave the Eight Horses of Mu Wang in a continuous landscape. The carving is very fine indeed. The stopper is hardstone with an ivory collar and spoon.

A bottle of the same design from perhaps the same workshop was sold at Christie’s “The Art of China: Online Winter Sale” Dec. 2017. Lot 36. The colour combination is different but I think my example is finer. Please ask for a link if you have trouble finding it.

Just a tad under 5.5cm high without the stopper.  Perfect condition.

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