Three Chinese monochrome glass snuff bottles, 5.8 cm, 6.2 cm, 6.8 cm high (3). Provenance: Singapore private collection. The rare shape of the blue bottle is a model of the cricket cages much in use during the second half of the Qing dynasty to house the f
A Chinese green glass overlay 'gourd' snuff bottle, 5.8 cm. Provenance: Singapore private collection. Compare a glass overlay bottle with different colour scheme with same motif and shape, see CB-TA-1925-68 Baur Collection, P118, The Baur Collectio
A Chinese ruby-red glass 'mallow flower' snuff bottle, 5.5 cm high. Provenance: Singapore private collection. The mallow flower is associated with the successful scholar and was thus a popular motif during the Qing dynasty. This bottle forms part o
A Chinese multi-colour glass overlay 'longevity and fortune' snuff bottle, Republic period, 6 cm high. Provenance: Singapore private collection. . Compare an almost identical bottle in the Bloch collection, see No. 114, Chinese Snuff Bottles: A Min
Two Chinese carved rock crystal snuff bottles, 5.4 cm and 5.6 cm high (2). Provenance: Singapore private collection. Note: Bottles with faceted panels were made in majority of glass, and less frequently in jade and hard stone. The shape, popular during the
Three Chinese carved glass snuff bottles, 5.8 cm and 6.5 cm high (3). Provenance: Singapore private collection. Note: Pictured in the centre is a typical motif from the imeprial glass workshop mostly popular during the Qianlong period. . Compare a green bo
A Chinese glass snuff bottle with green stone stopper, signed by Maoru, inside painted with four Chinese ancient generals: Huang Yixiao, Wen Zhong, Su Hu & Jiang Ziya with red seal marks, height 7.5 cm
Two inside painted glass snuff bottles, one bears signature Ma Shaoxuan, Summer, dated 1925, a landscape on the front & a Tang poem on the reverse, the round flattened bottle bears signature, Ding Er Zhong, Beijing, Autumn, height 6 - 6.2 cm. Provenanc
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