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A Finely Painted 19thC Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1159600
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A superb & unusual underglaze-red and blue Chinese snuff bottle of cylindrical form with sloping shoulders,short neck,wide mouth,slightly convex lip and a flat circular foot marked in cobalt blue with the Chinese "shou" character within a linked circle,having the meaning of "long life". The bottle is very finely painted with a continuous design showing an elaborate Chinese residence with two scholars seated at a table with an attendant near by. Condition: Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,1821-1880. Size:3 1/4"H (without stopper)A very collectable and high quality Chinese snuff bottle.