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Exquisite Snuff Bottles

  • Eight Semi-Precious Stone + Glass Vials
     

  • Gold Leaf Covered Bottles
     

  • Artistic Vials Formerly Used for Opium

Description

Set of 8 semi-precious stone and glass combination with gold leaf  covered vials with different designs ranging from Chinese poetry to carved animal art.  Vials were traditionally used, back in the early 19th century,  for opium consumption, as the caps open to reveal an attached spoon.

Specifications

Period:

Origin: China

Type: Glass?

Height: 4-5in (ea)



Width: 2.5-3in (ea)

Depth: 1-1.5in (ea)

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