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Antique Chinese Coconut Shell Snuff Bottle - Rare

Antique Chinese Coconut Shell Snuff Bottle - Rare


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920: Item # 1368785

Please refer to our stock # 213 when inquiring.
 $750.00 
This is a rare, seldom seen, Snuff Bottle made from Coconut Shell, of a rectangular form, tapering towards base, with a raised rectangular footing, and a short rounded neck. It has been decorated with an incised landscape in the front, and an inscription, possibly a poem, in the back. It has a deep chocolate color with specks. It is very light in weight. It comes with a metal stopper with a coral dome, and a brass spoon. This rare and curious bottle is in excellent preserved condition. Bottle Measurements Height: 2.70 inches (6.8cm) - not including stopper Width: 2.0 inches (5.0cm) Thickness: 1.16 inches (3.0cm) Weight: 1.0 ounce