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Mongolian style silver repoussé snuff bottle

Mongolian style silver repoussé snuff bottle


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: Item # 1409679

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Mongolian style silver repoussé snuff bottle decorated with an overall design of nine lions playing with ribbon-tied balls, known as “Jiu Shih Toong Ju” (W-G), a wish for “May Nine Generations Live Together” a reference to achieving a harmonious household of the polygamist with his elders and offspring. The low grade silver in deep relief with a flat base and mouth rim, narrow aperture, the original stopper of the same material with coral and malachite cabochons. Late 19th century. Condition: minor abrasions otherwise fine condition. Height including stopper: 4-1/4 in. (8.5cm) 2 oz. (60g.) $300. Provenance: Private Collection, Colorado Bonhams New York, Chinese Snuff Bottle from American Collections, Monday, November 13, 2017 lot # 8006.