An enamel snuff bottle, of flat circular shape, impressed Qianlong seal mark to base, a white ground with blue scrolling radiating from a central peony, original matching stopper, height 7 cm. Provenance: private South African collection
A fine Chinese overglaze enamel snuff bottle on translucent glass, four character mark to base, neatly painted on the front with a fruiting grape vine, a dragonfly & grasshopper, the reverse with red berries & grasshoppers, well hollowed with a gilt stoppe
A twin cloisonne enamel snuff bottle, of flat circular shape, Qing dynasty, with symbols of longevity on a green ground with brass wires, a spotted deer & crane. Provenance: private South African collection. Height 6 cm
A pair of Canton enamel, snuff bottles, 20th century, (2), each of upright form, either side painted after Lang Shih-ning (Giuseppe Castiglioni 1688 - 1766) with a hound dog in a landscape panel, the edges with blue landscape vignettes, all reserved on a f
Canton enamel 'European subject' snuff bottle Republic period two panels depicting women and children in Renaissance dress surrounded by scrolling lotus vines on a yellow ground, Qianlong mark to base. Height 5.5 cm
A Canton enamel snuff bottle, 19th/20th century of upright form, either side painted after Lang Shih-ning (Giuseppe Castiglioni 1688-1766) with a hound dog in a landscape panel, the edges with blue landscape vignettes, all reserved on the floral decorated
Canton enamel 'European subject' snuff bottle Republic period two panels depicting women in Renaissance and classical dress surrounded by scrolling lotus vines on a yellow ground, Qianlong mark to base. Height 7.2 cm
A collection of snuff bottles, 20th century, comprising a yellow ground enamel bottle with bronzed stopper, an agate coloured glass bottle with turquoise stopper, a spotted agate snuff bottle depicting figures with bats in a landscape with an agate stopper
A Peking glass snuff bottle, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th to early 20th century, the enamel decorated bottle shaped as a lobed double gourd and decorated with gourds and bats in colours upon a yellow ground below a key fret border, with a turquoise agate s
A Peking glass snuff bottle, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th to early 20th century, of ovoid cushion shape and well decorated in enamel colours with peony and autumn foliage upon a semi opaque milky ground, below a key fret and a ruyi frieze to the neck, with
A Chinese Peking glass snuff bottle, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th to early 20th century, of cushion shape and with translucent cobalt blue over textured clear grey and carved with chilongs to the sides and pairs of coins to both faces, and having an enamel
A Chinese glass and enamel snuff bottle, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century/early 20th century, of ovoid cushion form the opaque white glass bottle decorated in coloured enamels with a bird flying over flowers to one face and a cricket on a sunflower to
A glass overlay snuff bottles and an agate snuff bottle, one overlaid in blue with cloisonne collar and coral stopper the agate applied with mother of pearl and hard stone motifs enamel worn 6.5 cm high
A porcelain ovoid snuff bottle Daoguang mark and period (1821-1850), enamelled with dogs and pigeons, jade and gilt-silver stopper; together with a fencai enamel bottle, inscribed on one side, coral and ivory stopper, four character mark
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