A glass overlay snuff bottle, 1800-1860.

The bottle has a a double overlay of pink on green on an opaque white ground, one side depicting a figure tending plants in a garden beneath a blossoming prunus tree, the reverse with figures in a boat being welcomed ashore, the neck encircled by a collar of acanthus leaves, a two character inscription ruiting overlaid on the base, 7cm.

 

REFERENCE: CSBG 107

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