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Two Chinese inside painted snuff bottle by Li Kechang, 20th Century, each painted with Yang Guifei on one side and a poem on the other, 7.5 cm high (each). Provenance: An old private Western Australian collection
A Chinese inside painted snuff bottles by Li kechang, 20th Century, painted with Xi Shi and an attendant on one side and poem on the other, inscribed and signed, 7.5 cm high. Provenance: An old private Western Australian collection
Two Chinese inside painted snuff bottles, early 20th century, one painted with mountain landscapes the other one painted with scholars and attendants, both inscribed and signed, 7.4 cm and 7.5 cm high. Provenance: A private Queensland collection
A Chinese carved 'gourd' flat snuff bottle, 6.8 cm high. Provenance: Singapore private collection. Note: The sides of the bottle are flat with polished edges. The artist has shown superlative skill in hollowing out the bottle rendered very difficul
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
A porcelain snuff bottle Molded & painted in famille rose Enamels, four character mark to base, 19th/20th century, with two boys at play on front & reverse within a peach shape, height 6.5 cm. Provenance: private South African collection
Two Chinese glass snuff bottles, a cushion shaped gourd bottle of blue flecked clear glass and a rectangular bottle with an internal painted design depicting red crested cranes in a pine tree landscape, with a domed red glass stopper. Height 8 cm
A Chinese inside-painted snuff bottle for The First International Snuff Bottle Society snuff bottle, Liu Shouben, 1979, 6.2 cm high. Provenance: Victoria private collection, acquired directly from the artist
A Chinese inside-painted 'riding warriors' snuff bottle, Ye Zhongsan, or the Ye family, cyclically dated dingse year (AD 1917), 6.2 cm high. Provenance: Victoria private collection, acquired from Sotheby's in Melbourne in July 1989
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
An inside-painted rock-crystal 'Liu Hai' snuff bottle, Ma Shaoxuan, cyclically dated dingyou year (AD 1897), 6.2 cm high. Provenance: Victoria private collection, acquired from Sotheby's in Melbourne in July 1989
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