California Asian Art Auction California Asian Art Auction
 Feburary 26, 2022  Feburary 26, 2022

 Lot # 3010 
YE ZHONGSAN: INSIDE PAINTED CRYSTAL 'GOLDFISH' SNUFF BOTTLE    葉仲三 1931年作 水晶內畫‘魚藻紋’鼻煙壺 (來源1993蘇富比)

  • Dimension: Height: 2 3/4 in (7.0 cm) Width: 2 in (5.1 cm)
  • Estimate From: $2500
  • Estimate To: $3500

Both sides of the snuff bottle are inside painted with scene of various goldfish swimming in the pond, with an inscription corresponding to the summer of 1931 and signed Ye Zhongsan with one seal mark. Republic period.

Provenance: Sotheby's West Sussex, November 29,1993, Lot 1696.