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A Fine&Unusual 19thC Blue&White' Magpie' Snuff Bottle.

A Fine&Unusual 19thC Blue&White' Magpie' Snuff Bottle.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 807332
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Of cylindrical form,well hollowed with a short,waisted cylindrical neck,wide mouth,flat lip and recessed circular foot,beautifully painted around the body in underglaze blue with a continuous design of thirty 'magpie'birds. The base shows a single 'magpie'sitting on her nest of baby chicks.The stopper is carved glass in the form of a dragon with a green glass collar. Condition: Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,Jingde zhen,1790-1830. Height:3 1/4". A superb addition for your Chinese snuff bottle collection.