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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