Antique Chinese Peking Red Overlay Snowflake Glass Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese Peking Red Overlay Snowflake Glass Snuff Bottle, of flattened ovoid shape with sloping shoulders, round neck, thin and flat mouth rim, raised oval foot and countersunk base, fine detailed carved decoration of archaistic kui dragons design in the formation of the character xi (happiness) from the mat lipstick red overlay down to the bubbled and white flecked snowflake base glass, the shoulder with animal mask and ring handles also in red as well at the foot rim. The stopper, collar and thin curved spoon carved of organic material. Minor mouth rim frits otherwise fine condition.
2-3/8 inches high x 1-5/8 inches wide x 3/4 of an inch deep (6cm x 4cm x 2cm). Sothebys New York 19 September, 2016 Asian Art, lot # 1064. For related bottles in blue overlay see. Butterfield & Butterfield San Francisco Fine Asian Works of Art June 27, 2000 p. Bonhams New York, Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Monday March 13, 2017, lot # 1000 from the Elsa Glickman collection. The item "Antique Chinese Peking Red Overlay Snowflake Glass Snuff Bottle" is in sale since Sunday, December 29, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles". The seller is "lasieexotique" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type: Snuff Bottles
- Featured Refinements: Antique Peking Glass
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Glass
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Red