A Group of Six Snuff Bottles, comprising a hair quartz example having a fish carved to one side, with an agate stopper lid, the second a caramel colored hardstone bottle with high relief carved beast mask and ring handles and a flared foot, having a hardstone stopper and lid carved from one piece, the third a celadon hardstone example of compressed, round form having faceted sides, depicting in relief a lady with a basket and an incised Gu Yue mark in an oval, a seal-script seal in a circle to the reverse, with a coral stopper lid with metal mount and scoop, the fourth of tortoise shell and relief carved with the Three Friends of Winter and lion mask and ring handles, the fifth of amber colored Peking glass, of a tapering bottle form with a raised bat at the shoulder, with three lion masks above the base terminating in scrolled feet, with a coral stopper lid, the sixth a crackle finish ceramic bottle with blue underglaze decoration depicting an immortal with a tablet, the unglazed foot unmarked, with a bamboo scoop. Height of tallest 3 inches. Estimate $ 200-400
The hair quartz bottle in overall good condition wear to the mouth and foot, as well as a small chip below the neck, above the fish. The scoop intact, but a strip of abrasion along the bottom of the domed cover.
The caramel stone bottle in overall good condition with minor wear. The stopper and lid carved from a single piece of stone. No scoop present.
The celadon stone bottle in overall good condition with minor wear, scattered minor inclusions. The coral with natural inclusions, the scoop wrapped with thread as a stopper. Dents to the metal mount.
A Group of Six Snuff Bottles, Height of tallest 3 inches.