Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle with Woven Exterior

c. 1900
$380 USD
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Dimensions
W: 1.5" D: 0.75" H: 2.5"
Materials
Bamboo
Crystal
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CFC205
Estimated Shipping
$20

A mixture of finely powdered tobacco, herbs, and spices, snuff was introduced to China in the 17th century by Western diplomats. Initially reserved for ranking members of Qing-dynasty society, the practice provided an opportunity to display one's refined aesthetic through collectible snuff bottles. This petite snuff bottle is carved from rock crystal to a teardrop shape and enclosed in a delicate bamboo weave.

Some breakage to bamboo casing.

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