One imitation realgar glass snuff bottle. Yellow-gold vein. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened body carved in the form of a double gourd shape the lower lobe of which tapers towards an oval-shaped base. One side presents two Chinese characters 大古 (big ancient). Hemispherical peach-orange stopper.
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“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed March 28, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/797.