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Antique Porcelain Snuff Bottle With Perching Birds

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1244405
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Chinese porcelain snuff bottle in a glazed goldenrod yellow, with black painting of two birds perching on a branch sprouting cherry blossoms, diamond and wan symbols around the opening of the bottle, and a pink topper made of turmaline. The wan symbol is used in Asian religions such as Buddhism or Hinduism as a symbol of peace and enlightenment. 19th century Size: 3" tall, 1" wide