A fine antique Chinese enamelled snuff bottle.
Opaline glass enamelled with a bright yellow ground, it has a hand enamelled cricket to either side of the bottle.
Hand carved from a block of glass it is a flattened hexagonal shape, nice and heavy and easy to hold in the hand.
The bottom is marked in iron red with a three character mark for Gu Yue Xuan.
The cricket is bright and vibrant, the cricket amongst other things symbolises success through the production of a large family.
A renowned maker, late 19th / early 20th century bottle.
Original stopper topped with a smooth polished jadeite type cabochon, with original spoon.
A very nice addition to the collection.
Good condition overall, no real defects to note, light surface wear from handling.
Measures at approx 2.5" height, 1" length and 1.75" width.
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