Antique and Vintage Porcelain Snuff Bottles
This is a selection of antique and vintage porcelain snuff bottles dating from the Republic period throughout the 20th century. All are hand painted.
Famille Rose Dragon and Clouds - 2 3/4 inches
Two Boys - 2 3/8 inches
Four Bats & Auspicious Symbol - 2 5/8 inches
Blue and White Dragon - 2 1/2i inches
Rose Medallion - 2.5 inches
The underglaze iron-red bottle depicting 4 bats was acquired from the Washington DC estate of Sylvester Stallone's mother in a sale facilitated by Items of Value Inc. The remaining bottles were acquired from various antique stores. All except the blue and white bottle have jade stoppers. All have plastic spoons except the rose medallion, which has a spoon made from bone.