An Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle, Yen Yutian (fl. 1895-1918), of faceted, squared bottle form, depicting a traditional landscape to one side, a cricket and a pot of flowers, figures in a waterfall landscape, sparrows above flowering branches, and goldfish, signed Yen Yutian, with a carved coral stopper lid depicting a coiled chilong. Height 3 1/4 inches. Estimate $ 600-800
#305 in A Congregation of Snuff Bottle Connoisseurs
In overall good condition, having minor wear, minor stippling and manufacturing flaws, the scoop, stopper and lid intact.
An Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle, Yen Yutian (fl. 1895-1918), Height 3 1/4 inches.