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Antique Chinese Carved Bamboo Gourd-shaped Snuff Bottle - Rare

Antique Chinese Carved Bamboo Gourd-shaped Snuff Bottle - Rare


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920: Item # 1368784

Please refer to our stock # 212 when inquiring.
 $750.00 
This is a rare and rather unique Snuff Bottle made from Bamboo, and shaped in the form of a double Gourd. It has a flat footing. It is carved in high relief all around, and it depicts monks within a temple, surrounded by trees. A crane making a landing can also be seen. Well established cavity. Excellent rich patina. It comes with an aquamarine hardstone stopper. This excellently carved bottle is in excellent preserved condition. Bottle Measurements Height: 2.0 inches (5.0cm) - not including stopper Diameter (larger gourd): 1.40 inches (3.6cm) Weight: 0.8 ounces