Finely carved Chinese Peking glass snuff bottle decorated with bats flying among the clouds and coins on a string. Combination of auspicious bats and Chinese eye coins represents visual rebus or pun that can be deciphered as happiness lies before your eyes. Group of eight bats may also represent the Eight Immortals of Daoism. Comes with a modern replacement stopper.Snuff bottle is in very good antique condition without any damage or repair. Some very small flea bites around the inner rim of the foot. Height: 11 cm (10.2 cm without the stopper).
Origin: China Date of production: early 20th century Material: Peking glass. The item "Large Chinese Purple Overlay Peking Glass Snuff Bottle With Auspicious Bats" is in sale since Friday, February 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Snuff Bottles".
The seller is "oriental-antiques-uk" and is located in Kent. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States.