A Beautiful cloisonne snuff bottle, Qing dynasty (19th century).
The entire bottle is fully enameled on a heavy brass body. Decorated in details with flying bird, flowers, and scholar rock in the turquoise grounded windows (Kai Guang).
A Chinese Cloisonne on brass snuff bottle, Circa 1905. Twin body design, decorated with cranes playing under a pine tree near rocks. Flowering lotus scrolls on on each side. The exposed copper wires are gilded. Original stoppers.
Cloisonne is made by applying coloured enamel paste (made from powdered glass) within copper wire enclosures which form the design, onto a metal base. After the enamel is applied to the gro ...click for details
A Chinese Cloisonne on brass snuff bottle, Qing period. Twin body design, decorated with flowering lotus scrolls on on each side. The exposed copper wires are gilded. Original stoppers.
Cloisonne is made by applying coloured enamel paste (made from powdered glass) within copper wire enclosures which form the design, onto a metal base. After the enamel is applied to the ground, the object is fired at a temperature high enough to fuse the enamel. The process of filling and firing is repeated en ...click for details
19th Century Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottle with Figurine. One side shows an elder sitting under a tree and pointing his finger at the sun, which is located at right hand side shoulder. The meaning of this scenery in Chinese indicates - to be promoted soon. The other side shows two men peddling on a boat, which was an old Chinese saying "Tong Zhou Gong Ji", meaning: Together we are on the same boat. This was very likely a gift given to a colleague, with good wishes. The Chinese ...click for details
A very finly carved and beautifully shaped antique Chinese jadeite snuff bottle, 19th century. Jadeite is regarded as a very precious gemstone in asia, even more precious than jade. Due to its hardness (7) and fragility, rarely to see the jadeite snuff bottle with complicated carvings. This bottle is in flattened rectangular form with rounded shoulders extending to a cylindrical neck, supported on a raised foot with recessed base. The bottle is well hollowed and of even colour with apple green c ...click for details
This is a snuff bottle carved from a solid piece of precious Burma red ruby. The ruby is very hard to be carved. Comes with Jadeite stopper. Burma ruby was much more rare in Qing dynasty than today. It was made for someone with high social status and wealth. Height: 6.5 cm. Weight: 77 gram. Good condition with no damage.
This is a very finely carved antique white jade snuff bottle. The body of the bottle is elongated melon form with vines and leaves extending to the sides. Vivid high relief carving of butterfly attached on the melon. Very delicate and beautiful carving style. This bottle is not like most other jade pebble snuff bottles with no bottom to support, it can stand up alone.
The item has been kept well with very nice pati ...click for details
An old Chinese carved agate snuff bottle from the 18/19th century, Qing dynasty. The bottle is well hollowed, nicely carved with a fairy lady walking with a deer under the plum flower tree. Carved glass Stopper. Size: 6.6cm tall. Good weight: 72g. This bottle is in very good antique condition with no damage.
A nicely carved Chinese red coral snuff bottle in the shape of bamboo from the 19th century Qing dynasty. Bamboo is a symbol of growing, developing, going up and up. It is a popular subject for scholars and widely loved by Chinese. Good condition as shown in the photos. ...click for details