* Three Interior Painted Snuff Bottles, the first of compressed flask form and signed Zhou Leyuan Zuo, depicting a pierced scholar's rock, the reverse depicting a traveler riding a donkey through a mountain landscape, with a coral stopper cover, the second and third are glass examples with black overlay, one with lotus and egret decoration, signed and with one seal, having a jadeite stopper cover mounted in silvered metal, the other having reserves outlined by the black overlay depicting scenes with a bird, butterfly and duck amongst foliage and a rider and donkey, with a floral mark in black to the underside, each with a hardwood stand. Height of tallest 3 1/4 inches. Estimate $ 500-700
Property from the Estate of Harvey and Mildred Levy, St. Louis, Missouri
The Zhou Leyuan bottle in good overall condition with minor wear. Museum putty stuck to the underside and residue stuck to the interior of the mouth rim. Chips to the coral cover, stopper and scoop intact.
The glass examples in overall good condition with wear throughout. Scratches and residue to the stopper covers.
* Three Interior Painted Snuff Bottles, Height of tallest 3 1/4 inches.