Chinese Qing Dynasty Qilin Carved Cameo Glass Master Snuff Bottle c. 1905



This marvelously carved cameo glass master snuff bottle goes from a layer of eggplant purple glass that is carved from the thick heavier colored layer to thin translucent areas along the edges. The body of the piece is carved to resemble the full body of a Qilin mythological chimerical creature with vexing eyes, gaping mouth, […]

Chinese Lapis Lazuli Carved Carving Snuff Bottle Lady Figure Agate Stopper



1980’s Chinese Lapis Lazuli Carved Snuff Bottle with the Face of a Lady with Agate Stopper. It is 3.3 inches (8.3 cm) tall by 1.9 inches (4.8 cm) wide. It is 91 gram. It has inclusions, hairline cracks, flea bite chips, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos). Some of the photos […]