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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 # 879795
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A superb Chinese snuff bottle of cylindrical form with sloping shoulders painted in a cracked ice design with a waisted neck,wide mouth,slightly convex lip and a flat,circular foot with an outer ring of underglaze blue,formalized floral scroll.Painted with a continuous design showing the elaborate residence of a Chinese official.The outstanding quality shows the absolute control of the difficult,underglaze pigments derived from copper and cobalt oxides. Condition:Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,19thC,Jingde zhen,1810-1880. Size:3 1/4"H(without stopper) A true collector's item.