Two red-overlay translucent white glass snuff bottles, Qing dynasty, 18th / 19th century | 清十八 / 十九世紀 套紅料鼻煙壺一組兩件
Two red-overlay translucent white glass snuff bottles
Qing dynasty, 18th / 19th century
清十八 / 十九世紀 套紅料鼻煙壺一組兩件
comprising a red-overlay snowflake glass 'lily' snuff bottle; and a red-overlay translucent white glass 'dragons' snuff bottle, stoppers (4)
Height of taller 3 in., 7.5 cm
The 'lily' snuff bottle: In overall good condition, with only minute nicks to the high relief. The 'dragon' snuff bottle: In overall good condition, with only a very small chip to dragon's mane (at the bottle's shoulder).
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The 'lily' snuff bottle:
Collection of Kenyon V. Painter, Sr. (1867-1940) and Maud Wyeth Painter (1885-1971), and thence by descent.
The 'dragons' snuff bottle:
Joyce B. Doheny Trust.
Bonhams San Francisco, 18th October 2016, lot 9337.