Attractive old Agate snuff bottle – 玛瑙鼻烟壶. Colors ranging from beige to brown and dark brown. The dark areas at the front have been well used to carve a scene. A Qilin (麒麟) is standing on a rock, watching the moon behind clouds.
50 x 33 x 65 mm (without stopper), 79 gram, well hollowed.
Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted by Wang Qian
Decorative old Chinese snuff bottle. Peking glass with scholars reading poems at front and reverse, overlaid cranes on both sides. Delicately executed. Painted by the renowned artist Wan Qian 王千.
Artist signed: Wang Qian 王千
43 x 26 x 62 mm, good condition.
Crystal Rock Snuff Bottle, inside Painting, Ye Fengqi.
Desirable, beautiful crystal rock snuff bottle by Ye Fengqi, a son of master Ye Zhongsan and brother of the also famous Ye Xiaofeng.
The snuff bottle comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. 2,5 x 1,2 x 3,4
One side of the bottle shows the poet Li Taibo with a pupil. At the reverse is a dedication to the famous master of Peking Opera, Shang Xiaoyun (1900-1976), an important actor of Dan-roles.
Signed Ye Fengqi, 1931.