27 mai 2009

A very fine green and white overlay pink glass snuff bottle. Li Junting, attributed to Yangzhou, 1800-1840

A very fine green and white overlay pink glass snuff bottle. Li Junting, attributed to Yangzhou, 1800-1840 Of flattened circular form with a cylindrical neck, resting on a white rounded foot ring, very finely carved through white overlays with silk worms and cocoons resting on and eating luxuriant leaves carved through green overlays, stopper. 6cm (2¼in) high. (2). Sold for HK$240,000 Note: Li Junting's glass bottles represent some of the finest glass craftsmanship created during the Qing dynasty. From... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2009

A famille rose snuff bottle. Iron-red Daoguang four-character seal mark and of the period

A famille rose snuff bottle. Iron-red Daoguang four-character seal mark and of the period Of compressed form with convex lip and recessed oval foot, painted on one side with a couple by a river, the reverse painted with a blossoming willow tree, with stopper.  6.9cm (2¾in) high. (2). Sold for £5,040 Provenance: the Jarras Collection, EnglandNote: Snuff bottles of this bublous form were initiated in the Daoguang period, and continued to be produced in the Xianfeng period. A related Daoguang-marked bottle of... [Lire la suite]