Inlaid Art Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened globular shape, each side with a central medallion depicting figures engaged in scholarly pursuits, enclosed by lotus flowers and scrolling foliage, the sides with blossoms, elaborately inlaid with pearl, coral, agate, lapis lazuli, and hardstones, spinach green glass with russet and milky white inclusions, ht. 2 1/2 in.
loss of gilt and inlay
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