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Antique Chinese Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle

Antique Chinese Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1397388

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Antique Chinese Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle, carved from one solid piece of translucent rock crystal in the shape of a large lotus leaf with the edges curled onto one another enveloping the cone shaped cavity within. The exterior surface displaying the veins of the leaf radiating out and other lotus stems and blossoms in relief, a flat mouth with narrow aperture and relief lip, short stout neck, a foot ring base having one shallow cut horizontal line from end to end. The stone clear with one fissure from the top edge of the leaf to mid-body on one side, other minor inclusions. The stopper of the same material carved in a lotus bud form and well carved organic material spoon. Condition: Fine. 19th Century. Height with stopper: 3 inches (8cm) 2.5 oz. (7.1g.)