Two Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottles
Two Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottles, China, one in the form of a gourd with molded leaves, smaller gourds, and vines, and an insect highlighted in gilt, the body painted with flowering gourd vines and butterflies over a yellow ground, with a red Peking glass stopper and small carved wood stand; the other in the form of a small snuff bottle supported by a gilt mythical lion, the milky glass bottle painted with boys at play on both sides, ht. to 2 5/8 in.
Provenance: A private Massachusetts family collection.
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