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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1152041 (stock #12.04.022)
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A Guangzhou enamel snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form, decorated on one face with a scholar and acolyte beneath a tree, the other with a boy and ox, the recessed base decorated with an apocryphal 4 character Qianlong Nianzhi mark
Late Qing Dynasty to Early Republic Period
2 5/8 inches tall without stopper

Condition: Repair to enamels on boy and ox

Provenance:
Modrall Collection, OR
Acquired Mid 20th Century

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1176254 (stock #12.11.016)
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A large agate snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form; carved at each side with pseudo lion mask handles; the material of brown colour with "ink-play" like darker markings; supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base; well hollowed

2.65 inches tall without stopper
1780-1900

Condition: wear to mouth and foot rims

Provenance:
Ethel Dupar Collection, Seattle
Dorothy Lynch Collection, Seattle

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #926907 (stock #08.06.022)
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A fine agate snuff bottle of flattened rectangular form with rounded shoulders and a short tapering cylindrical neck, supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base, the stone very well hollowed and of beige colour with light and dark areas, lightly carved on one face and utilizing the natural markings to depict an eagle perched upon the back of a bear, the reverse similarly carved with mandarin duck and lotus. 1760-1850. 6 cm tall.

Provenance:
Weisfield Collection, Seattle, WA...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1214060 (stock #13.02.006)
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A fine overlay red on bubble suffused milky glass snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form carved with sinuous qilong, supported on a foot rim in the form of a tail

1780-1860

2 inches (5 cm) tall without stopper

NOTE: CORAL STOPPER WILL NOT BE SHIPPED INTERNATIONALLY

Condition: perfect

Provenance:
Collection of a Portuguese ambassador, late 19th Century, by descent

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1093618 (stock #EM88.3)
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A porcelain snuff bottle of baluster vase form, modeled with mask handles at the sides, decorated in underglaze-blue and cafe au let, 8 variations of the character shou (longevity) around the body, the recessed base with a single shou character
1860-1920
2.25 inches without stopper

Condition: wear to glaze around mouth

Provenance:
Dewane Maurer Collection, Los Angeles, CA

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1092975 (stock #M377)
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An unusual amber snuff bottle of even reddish brown colour, carved as two melons issuing from thick vines in high relief, a squirrel to the lower left of one side, supported on a raised foot with a recessed base.
1860-1920
2.3 inches tall

Condition: minor wear

Provenance:
Marks Collection #377
Eldred's 8/25/1987
Andrew R. Dole Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1254996 (stock #PLT2.80)
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A miniature porcelain snuff bottle of squared section, angled at the shoulder to a flared cylindrical neck, rounded mouth rim, supported on a raised base, the porcelain body decorated in cobalt blue with butterflies, flowers and rockery, floral designs at the neck, the base with a leaf against a white ground

1820-1880

4.1 cm tall without stopper

Stopper: carnelian

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Asian Art Studio

Illustrated:
"Precious Little Things II, The Diminutiv...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1800 item #927105 (stock #08.08.025)
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An unusual Guangzhou enamel on copper snuff bottle of flattened and elongated ovoid form, decorated in the famille rose palette on each face with two scholars resting upon a bench surrounded by a border of pink lotus scroll above and beneath friezes of blue lappets. Matching Stopper. 2.75 inches tall. 1730-1800.

Provenance:
Sotheby's, New York 3/23/2003
Hamilton Coll. no. 357

Illustrated:
"Snuff Bottles of China," Hugh Moss, 1971. p. 120-121, pl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1151957 (stock #12.03.005)
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A fine copper red glazed porcelain snuff bottle (or snuff jar) of ovoid form, supported on a raised foot rim
matching stopper
1760-1880
2 3/5 inches tall

Condition: Glaze flaw to side, small chip to foot rim

Provenance:
John Ault Collection
Robert Kleiner

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1254988 (stock #14.01.003)
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An unusual jadeite snuff bottle of rectangular form with concave rim, straight neck and rounded shoulders, supported on a squared foot with recessed base, the front and one side wrapped with carved decoration of a pine tree, the matrix of light brown hue with patches of apple green

1800-1880

5.8 cm tall without stopper

Stopper: Jadeite and metal

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Acquired in Hong Kong in 1955
Collection of Floyd Ohliger
Bonham's, SF
Private Coill...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1176339 (stock #12.05.004)
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A very fine teadust glazed porcelain snuff bottle or miniature vase of globular form with an elongated neck; supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base incised with concentric rings

2.75 inches tall without stopper

1800-1860

Condition: fine, no damage

Provenance:
Private Collection, FL
Asian Art Studio

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1152211 (stock #12.03.034)
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A double glass snuff bottle of rectangular form painted on the interior with landscape, birds and scholar objects
Early 20th Century
2 1/4 inches tall without stoppers

Condition: very small abrasion to one mouth ri

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1214062 (stock #13.07.888)
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A cloisonne enamel on copper snuff bottle of flattened spade shape; decorated with central medallions of birds and flowers on each face; the surrounding areas with lotus scroll against a yellow ground; the top and bottom with lappets; the recessed base with an incised 4 character Qianlong mark; matching stopper

Early 20th Century

3.25 inches tall (8 cm) with stopper

Condition: perfect

Provenance:
Collection of Phillip Oakley

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #927100 (stock #RA.042)
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A fine and rare citrine (yellow quartz) snuff bottle carved in the form of a flattened double gourd with well detailed vines, the even colour material well hollowed. Jadeite stopper in the form of a stem or vine. 2.2 inches long (without stopper). 1760-1860.

Provenance:
Krohn Collection, CA.

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1177632 (stock #M456)
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A glass snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form; consisting of a single layer of yellow, green, amber, blue and pink glass against a milky bubble suffused ground; carved with citron, pomegranate and peach (3 abundances) with bats; supported on a foot rim with a concave base

2.2 inches tall without stopper

1780-1860

Condition: very small chips to overlay at one branch

Provenance:
Ray Grover Collection
Marks Collection #456

Illustrated:
"Snuff Bottles, The Marks Co...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #928585 (stock #MARKS473)
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A glass snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form rising from the shoulders to a flared neck and wide mouth, supported on a flat base, the glass of translucent pale green colour with red, white, black, blue and green splashes. 1.75 inches tall without stopper. 1760-1850.

Provenance:
Marks Collection #473
Ray Grover Collection 12/16/1987

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #928606 (stock #08.06.044)
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An amethyst snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form with cylindrical neck and slightly concave mouth, supported on a concave base, carved on one face in high relief with a sinuous qilong and bat, the reverse with pine tree and rockery. 2" tall. 1780-1860.

Provenance:
Weisfield Collection

Condition: monor chip to mouth rim and relief decoration

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1093640 (stock #QS8080)
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A mottled pale apple green jadeite snuff bottle of spade shape, well hollowed with flared neck and flat base
1800-1880
1.85 inches without stopper

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Private Pacific Northwest Collection