An enamel snuff bottle, brightly enamelled on either side with a maiden seated on rockwork watching a small boy in a lakeside garden, below a ruyi -head border, the base painted in blue enamel with an apocryphal four-character seal mark of Qianlong, stoppe
Two enamel snuff bottles, painted with young European girls on front & reverse, four character mark to base, 19th/20th century, the flattened elongated shape has a landscape on the reverse , height 6.3, & 7.2 cm. Provenance: private South Africa
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
Two enamel painted snuff bottles, with four character Qianlong mark to base, painted on front & reverse with eight quails standing, feeding & flying, beneath a collar of ruyi, the other with a golden pheasant in a peony garden , height 5.5 &
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
Two Chinese snuff bottles a yellow porcelain & enamel on glass, 19th/20th century, the porcelain bottle carved & pierced, the glass bottle has flowering vines & butterfly with four character mark to base, . Provenance: private South African
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
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