A Group of Three Snuff Bottles, the first a well hollowed cloisonne example of compressed flask form, depicting a phoenix and peonies to the reverse, each on a ground of cobalt blue with scrolled clouds, the matching cover, neck, collar and foot with bands of overlapping circles on light blue bands, the second bottle a blue and white ceramic example of compressed baluster form with a flared foot, depicting a sage in a garden, the third bottle of a mottled stone having navy blue, red and and white and of compressed, rounded form, with a blue hardstone stopper cover. Height overall of tallest 2 7/8 inches. Estimate $ 300-500
The cloisonne example in overall good condition with pitting throughout consistent with age. The shoulders with abrasions and minor enamel losses, minor wear to other areas. The stopper and scoop intact.
The ceramic example in overall good example with minor wear, glaze chips to the foot. Scoop, stopper and cover with wear.
The hardstone example in overall good condition with wear throughout, minor abrasions to the mouth rim and foot. The scoop, stopper and cover with wear.
A Group of Three Snuff Bottles, Height overall of tallest 2 7/8 inches.