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Lot 151Group of Four Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles
Comprising a white glass example of flattened ovoid form enameled in the round with scenes of boys at play in a fenced garden setting, below ruyi bands at the neck, the base with a Qianlong seal mark; an amber glass bottle of ovoid form carved as an elephant adorned with elaborate trappings, the semi-transparent glass suffused with gold flecks; a green overlay yellow glass bottle of rounded form carved through the green layer to the opaque yellow ground depicting a grasshopper on top of a peapod borne on an undulating leafy vine; and a white overlay sapphire blue glass bottle of rounded form carved through the white layer to the semi-transparent ground with floral sprays. Height of tallest 2 3/8 inches.


C Estate of Mary Ann Bresee

Sold for $7,500
Estimate $800-1,200

Yellow and green overlay: Good condition.

Blue and white overlay: scattered chips to flowers and leaves, small chips to mouth rim.

Amber glass: minute chips to mouth rim.

White glass with boys: good condition.


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact and Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Please contact the specialist department to request further information or additional images that may be available.





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