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Very Fine 18th C Qianlong Period Chinese Realgar Glass Snuff Bottle

Very Fine 18th C Qianlong Period Chinese Realgar Glass Snuff Bottle


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1800: Item # 1281051

Please refer to our stock # CW170 when inquiring.
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A very fine 18th century Qianlong period Chinese Realgar glass snuff bottle, of flattened spade form, very well hollowed, the metal of deep ruby-red with amber and yellow inclusions, comes with a later date orange-red beaded stopper and bone spoon. (Wooden stand not included)

REFERENCE : Compare a similar Realgar bottle sold in our Trocadero shop, item #1156565.

DATE : Chinese, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, Qianlong period.

MARK : no mark or signature.

SIZE : approximately 2 1/2" (6.5 cm) high including stopper.

CONDITION : the bottle is in perfect condition with minor surface wear and abrasions commensurate with age; tiny nicks around inside top rim possibly just production flaws or impurities of the glass only. No damage or repair noted.

SHIPPING : Inclusive.