© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-0827
A MINIATURE FIVE-COLOR-OVERLAY GLASS 'BATS’ SNUFF BOTTLE, QING DYNASTY
Opaque white glass with high relief overlay in emerald green, lemon yellow, ruby red, sapphire blue and pale pink
China, 19th – early 20th century

Carved en miniature to depict several bats among clouds, with incised details of a flattened globular form with cylindric neck with flat top, small mouth and deep inner cylinder. Onan oval base with raised thin foot rim made of yellow overlay. Aventurine glass stopper.

Dimensions: HEIGHT of the bottle with stopper: 4.3 CM, WIDTH of the mouth: 5 mm; WIDTH of the neck: 12 mm
Condition: Perfect
Provenance: American Private Collection, old label on bottom inscribed “#312”

Literature comparison: The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II. Christie’s, March 16th 2016, New York, 461. (for two other multicolor overlay miniature bottles) The National Palace Museum of Taipei, Lifting the Spirit and Body: The Art and Culture of Snuff Bottles, lot II-094 (for another miniature multicolor overlay bottle).

Nachverkauf:  € 250

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