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Four Polychrome Overlay Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
2226
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 2872T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Four Polychrome Overlay Peking Glass Snuff Bottles, China, a double-gourd-shape one with two boys, metalwork stopper with red domed top; a double-gourd-shape one with birds and flowers, metalwork stopper with domed green top; a long square bottle-shape with cranes and lotuses, metalwork stopper with green domed top; and a flattened pear-shape with fish and lotus in a basket, metalwork stopper with blue domed top, all against a frosty ground with two in yellow and two in pink, three with a four-character Qianlong mark on the base, one with a four-character Yongzheng mark, ht. to 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Bottles, Chinese art, Containers, Cucurbitaceae, Dome, Domed, Gourd, Qianlong Emperor, Snuff bottle, Stopper knot

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