Two Peking Glass Snuff Bottles,
the first having five-color overlay depicting bats, lingzhi, butterflies, ruyi clouds and peonies over waves on a transparent rose bubble ground and raised on a cobalt blue foot ring, with a red coral stopper centered with a seed pearl, the second of bottle form having green overlay decoration depicting bats, coins, scrolled clouds and butterflies, with sinuous chilong carved along the sides, with a delicate recessed green foot ring and a glass stopper lid.
Height of taller 2 1/8 inches.
Estimate $ 1,000-2,000
Property from a Private Collection in Florida
The five-color overlay bottle in overall good, complete condition. Well hollowed, with minor wear consistent with age and use.
The green overlay bottle in overall good condition with minor wear. Well hollowed, with minor abrasion to the interior of the mouth rim. Wear to the lid, scoop intact and of metal.