WRE 29 An inside-painted glass snuff bottle


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Signed Ye Shuying, ca. 1970-1975

The bottle is of rounded rectangular form and painted with a continuous scene of numerous butterflies hovering above chrysanthemum.
Red seal preceded by the character yin.
6.9 cm high, glass stopper

A glass bottle by Liu Shouben with similar decoration is illestrated by H.Hui in An Addicted dedication, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Christopher Sin's Collection' Vol. II, Hong Kong 2013, pl. 128

 

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