Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

R 6 449
Lot 40
  • A Chinese amber glass inside-painted snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese amber glass inside-painted snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese amber glass inside-painted snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese amber glass inside-painted snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese amber glass inside-painted snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 6 000 - 8 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 6 449

About this Item

A Chinese amber glass inside-painted snuff bottle, Qing Dynasty, 19th century


unsigned, but attributed to Yung Shou-t’ien, the rounded bottle painted with six small boys at play before a rocky outcrop, the reverse with a scholar and attendants, with agate and quartz stopper, the bottle 5,8cm high

*This lot is not suitable for export

Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.

Literature

cf. Kate, Thurlow & Hugh M. Moss (1974) Chinese Snuff Bottles, From the Collection of the Rt. Hon. The Marquess of Exeter, K.C.M.G., Hugh Moss (Publications) Limited, London, illustrated on page 154, number M.12


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