Snuff Bottle Porcelain, Hand Painted Flowers and Grasshopper, Chinese.
Snuff Bottle, Porcelain, Hand Painted, Scene of Flowers and Grasshopper, 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.
Snuff bottles were made to fit comfortably in the hand. One of the pleasures of collecting them is handling them, so be sure to handle as many bottles as you can. Feel the difference in weight between a well-hollowed bottle and one that has not been so carefully refined. Notice the years of wear that can bring the surface of a piece to a soft and luxurious polish.
Item Code - CER10C3671CG
Width: 1 3/4" Height: 3" Depth: 1 3/4" Weight: 52 g
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