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Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle

Rare Chinese Red-Overlay Yellow Glass Snuff Bottle

U639 Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle
U639 Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle
U639 Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle
U639 Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle
U639 Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle
U639 Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle
U639 Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle
Ref: U639

Rare Chinese red-overlay yellow glass snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 19th Century, the elongated body with a cylindrical neck, flat neck and an oval foot ring, the ruby red overlay carved with fruiting branches of pomegranates and peaches applied against a yellow ground,


Dimensions:

height: 3 in. (7.7 cm.);


Condition:

minute cracking to rim


Notes:

The combination of red overlay decoration on yellow glass is not common, the yellow ground tone suggests an imperial production, possibly from the first part of the 19th century.