An inside-painted glass 'children at play' snuff bottle, Attributed Wang Xisan, cyclically dated yiyou year (AD 1969), 6.9 cm high. During the Cultural Revolution, accusations were made against Wang Xisan and bottles of this period are not always signed. P
A lapis lazuli snuff bottle of rounded rectangular form with Pyrite Flecking, 19th/20th century, the front & reverse carved with a grape vine & long tailed squirrel, well hollowed, a blue molded glass stopper & metal collar, height 8 cm. Proven
A Yixing, purple Sand snuff bottle of rounded form, impressed Qianlong seal mark to base, a recessed panel front & back painted in slip with a landscape, green glass stopper with metal rim, height 7 cm. Provenance: private South African collection
An opaque yellow glass snuff bottle, of rounded form, 19th/20th century, deeply carved on each side with squirrels on grape vines, recessed foot surrounded by a footrim, with original stopper, height 8.5 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 faceted green glass snuff bottle with a flat foot, 19th/20th century, molded & hand finished, the transparent glass has a contrasting stopper. Provenance: private South African collection. Height 6.5 cm
A Chinese imitation-realgar glass snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 1700-1820, 6.5 cm high. Provenance: Acquired from J. W. A. Multinational, Inc. Oriental fine arts, Florida on 26 September 2008, New England private collection, Compare a similar example, see Lo
Three inside painted glass snuff bottles signed by Sun Sansong, 20th century, including two bottles painted with winter landscape scene and one painted with a scholar and a boy walking in a river landscape, all have calligraphy written on the other side, s
Two Chinese inside painted glass snuff bottles, Signed by Ye Zhongsan (1875-1945), including one pear shaped snuff bottle painted with a boy on a buffalo on one side and horse on the other, inscribed 'Wuxu Qinghe Zuoyu Jingshi', singed and one red seal of
A collection of six Chinese inside painted snuff bottles signed by Wang Baichuan, 20th century, each with well hollowed body of a ovoid form, the interior very well painted with story of a Buddha master, signature and seal mark of the artist. An inside pai
A large signed Chinese glass snuff bottle, probably people's Republic of China era, second half 20th century, the rectangular bottle with canted edges hand painted to the interior in muted colours with scenes of maidens amidst swirling clouds and a roc
Three red overlay glass snuff bottles, (3) comprising one overlaid on a milk white ground with Liu Hai dancing on one side and a fisherman on the reverse, another with precious objects in relief on a bubble suffused translucent ground, and one with stylise
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