This is a large reversed painted bottle with an agate top. Nice illustration of continuous military scene of mounted soldiers on horseback and foot soldiers carrying banners - one side showing the meeting of two generals. It is taken from a famous scene in a famous novel such as Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The artist did this painting with a small brush with a few hair to convey action.
The Water Margin is full of action. The painting is very spontaneous and the horses are especially well done.
Dating is sometime in the 1900's or before. Dimensions: 2.75 inches wide and 3.75 inches high. The bottle is an inch taller and rounder than the average size bottle.
The item "Large Reversed Glass Painted Snuff Bottle with Military Scene Artist Signed" is in sale since Tuesday, June 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles". The seller is "threefriendsstudio2011" and is located in Lake Villa, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.