Antique Chinese enamelled glass snuff bottle, cricket, Gu Yue Xuan

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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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