white glass bottle of flattened
rounded rectangular form, with a waisted, flared neck, standing on a
Both sides finely painted with mountainous landscape scenes comprising
huts, trees, lake and boat.
The shoulder with signature and date
– possibly bing-zi 1906
or 1966 –
A very pretty, collectable bottle.
Measures 3 1/8” ( 8.0 cm )
Provincial auction house sale, United Kingdom, March 2008.
and Elizabeth Kaynes are amongst the most highly regarded of snuff
and their contribution to the study and understanding of these items is
recognised by all those involved in the snuff bottle world today.
worked in Hong Kong from 1962 and was ideally placed to take advantage
ready supply of snuff bottles in Hong Kong at this time.'
notes taken from
the original sale catalogue