Red-Overlay Bubble-Soffused Glass Chilong Imperial Snuff Bottle
Of flattened, rounded form on an oval footrim, the bottle is carved on each side through the red overlay to a semi-transparent white'snowstorm' ground with a. The ground is the typical'snowstorm' so widley used during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Zhao Zhiqian considered red overlays on a'snowstorm' ground to be the best of old overlays. He wrote, The most popular type is cloudy glass with a red overlay. And those of this type with a'lotus root powder' ground are thought to be the best. From my personal collection, before that it was. Ex an important Italian Antiquarian collection. Please have a look at my other auctions for more snuff bottles from my personal collection! The item "Red-Overlay Bubble-Soffused Glass Chilong Imperial Snuff Bottle" is in sale since Friday, July 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles".
The seller is "villi1230" and is located in Bisenzio. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Glass
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Red
- Type: Snuff Bottles