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19th C. Chinese, Flattened Puddingstone SNUFF BOTTLE

19th C. Chinese, Flattened Puddingstone SNUFF BOTTLE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1462661

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This is a 19th Century, flattened rectangular with rounded shoulders form snuff bottle, rounded short neck, and flat oval footing. It is made from Puddingstone. The stone has a creamy creamy suffused background, with blots of gray and black. It comes with a grayish russet stopper with spoon. This elegantly looking piece is in excellent preserved condition. a similar form sand material snuff bottles is illustrated in 'The Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles", by Bob C. Stevens, Item 666 page 113. Photo #8: A similar bottle that was part of the Ruth and Carl Barron Collection was sold at Christies for $3,000 on 15 Sep 2015 Bottle Measurements Height: 2.09 inches (5.3cm) - not including stopper Width: 1.51 inches (3.8cm) Thickness: 0.78 inches (1.9cm) Weight: 1.4 ounces