One frosted glass snuff bottle. A short wide neck with an inner cylinder and narrow opening surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Interior face presents a continuous painted landscape in black brown and blue pigment. One face exhibits characters 石古帶煙霞 (clouds and mists surrounding the mountain stones); the other face presents characters 甲午七月周樂元 (Zhou Leyuan in the year of Jia Wu beginning 1894). Plain hemispherical orange stopper.
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18x40x70mm (l x w x h)
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Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)
“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed March 28, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/766.