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Exquisite Snuff Bottles

  • Eight Glass and Stone Decorated Vials
     

  • Each Bottles Embodies Different Designs
     

  • Each Lid Opens to Reveal Spoon
     

  • Vials Were Traditional Opium Jars

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



Width: 2.5-3in

Depth: 1-1.5in

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