Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 217
Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles
  • Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles
  • Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles
  • Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles
  • Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles
  • Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles
  • Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles

217

Two Overlay Glass Snuff Bottles

One with red overlay and depicting the ‘three friends of winter’, the other with blue overlay decorated with two playing boys
tallest height 2.4" — 6 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,353

Provenance:

Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art from the Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto. (Lots 203-219)
Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art