Antique Chinese enamelled glass snuff bottle, cricket, Qianlong mark

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A fine antique Chinese enamelled glass snuff bottle.

Hand enamelled with a muted yellow ground, it has an enamelled cricket to either side of the bottle and decorative motifs around the neck and base.

Hand carved from a block of glass it is a flattened ovoid shape, nice and heavy and easy to hold in the hand.

The bottom is marked in blue enamel with a 4 character mark for Qiánlóng nián zhì.

The cricket is bright and vibrant, the cricket amongst other things symbolises success through the production of a large family.

Original stopper topped with a smooth polished blue and white agate cabochon, with original spoon.

A very nice addition to the collection.

Good condition overall, some residual tarnish inside the bottle.

Measures at approx 2.5" height, 1.25" length / depth and 2" width. 

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