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UH80020: Peking Red Over Snowflake Glass Snuff Bottle - $3500.00

UH80020: Peking Red Over Snowflake Glass Snuff Bottle

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ASIAN ANTIQUES & ETHNOGRAPHIC ART
+1-619-977-6717
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UH80020
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 ivory. 
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)
1 oz. (30g.)
1750 - 1820
$3500.

Provenance: 
New York Private Collection
Sotheby’s New York 19 September, 2016 Asian Art, lot # 1064

For a similar bottle see:
Sotheby’s London Tuesday, March 3, 1987 Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Eric Young Collection, Part I, pp.8-9, lot 21 with the similar character identified as “long” dragon.

For related bottles in blue overlay see: 
Sotheby’s New York Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art March 27, 2003, lot #371 from the Ann & John Hamilton Collection.
Butterfield & Butterfield San Francisco Fine Asian Works of Art June 27, 2000 p.129 lot # 3378B.
Bonhams New York, Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Monday March 13, 2017, lot #1000 from the Elsa Glickman collection.
Estimated Packaged weight 1.00 lbs

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