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A glass overlay snuff bottle, Chinese, 1800-1860.

The bottle has a a double overlay of pink on green on an opaque white ground.

On one side a figure is depicted tending plants in a garden beneath a blossoming prunus tree.

The reverse depicts figures in a boat being welcomed ashore.

The neck is encircled by a collar of acanthus leaves and a two character inscription ruiting is overlaid on the base, 7cm.


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