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An Enamelled White Glass Snuff Bottle - Ex. Kaynes-Klitz Collection

glass bottle

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The opaque white glass bottle of flattened rounded rectangular form, with a waisted, flared neck, standing on a flat oval base.

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 –
and
red seal.

Glass stopper.

A very pretty, collectable bottle.

Excellent condition

Measures 3 1/8” ( 8.0 cm )


PROVENANCE; Michael & Elizabeth Kaynes.

Provincial auction house sale, United Kingdom, March 2008.

'Michael and Elizabeth Kaynes are amongst the most highly regarded of snuff bottle collectors and their contribution to the study and understanding of these items is recognised by all those involved in the snuff bottle world today.

Michael worked in Hong Kong from 1962 and was ideally placed to take advantage of the ready supply of snuff bottles in Hong Kong at this time.'


notes taken from the original sale catalogue



Item no; C-180308-450-7
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