Antique Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted Tigers Carved Jade Top Stopper

Antique Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted Tigers Carved Jade Top Stopper
Antique Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted Tigers Carved Jade Top Stopper
Antique Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted Tigers Carved Jade Top Stopper

Antique Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted Tigers Carved Jade Top Stopper
CARVED JADE TOP STOPPER. AN AMAZING WORK OF ART! INCREDIBLE SKILL & ARTISTRY INVOLVED IN PAINTING SUCH AN ELABORATE DRAWING ON THE INTERIOR. USING ONLY A TINY RIGHT ANGLE BRUSH THROUGH A SMALL OPENING. ELABORATE CHINESE SCENE OF TIGERS ON. THICK & HEAVY GLASS BOTTLE. HAS A CARVED JADE TIGER TOP ON A. CONNECTED TO A SPOON MADE OF BONE. UNSURE OF ITS ACTUAL AGE, HOWEVER IT APPEARS TO BE FROM THE LATE 1800’S TO EARLY 1900’S AND IS A. HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE, RARE FIND IN VERY GOOD. MEASURES- 5″H x 3-1/2″W. HISTORY: DURING 17th CENTURY, THE TAKING OF SNUFF BECAME A POPULAR CHINESE PRACTICE. ALTHOUGH IT WASN’T ACCEPTABLE FOR THE CHINESE TO SMOKE TOBACCO, SNUFF WAS CONSIDERED MEDICINAL. ACCORDINGLY, SNUFF BOTTLES WERE DEVELOPED LATER IN THE CENTURY BASED ON THE CONCEPTS OF CHINESE MEDICINE BOTTLES. HIGHLY PRIZED TODAY BY COLLECTORS WORLDWIDE. The item “ANTIQUE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLE INSIDE PAINTED TIGERS CARVED JADE TOP STOPPER” is in sale since Saturday, January 18, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles”. The seller is “designeraccents” and is located in Rogers, Arkansas. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Interior hand painted: Inside painted snuff bottle
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Age: 1900-1940
  • Primary Material: Crystal Glass
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Type: Snuff Bottles

Antique Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted Tigers Carved Jade Top Stopper