Snuff Bottle Porcelain Hand Painted Landscape Asian Man Dancing Chinese

  • $174.99 CAD

Snuff Bottle, Porcelain, Hand Painted, Landscape Background, Asian Man Dancing, Chinese.


Snuff bottles were first produced in China during the Qing Dynasty. It was designed to store tobacco, which was used to treat illnesses. Snuff bottles were manufactured with care and displayed beautiful designs. One of the most popular designs featured cobalt blue over glazed white porcelain. The intricately-crafted bottles were commonly given as gifts among the elite. As the powdered tobacco, or snuff, became more popular and accessible, people in every social class in China owned snuff bottles. Today, snuff bottles are displayed in art museums, some are privately collected, and some are still used to store tobacco.

Item Code - CER10C3673CG

Width: 2 1/8"  Height: 3 1/4"  Depth: 2 1/8"  Weight: 68 g

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