Summer Asian Art & Antiques Auction
Chinese Cinnabar Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
Chinese cinnabar snuff bottle dating from the 19th century. The snuff bottle has a stopper and spoon, and the neck has a Greek key border at the rim while the body of the snuff bottle has a ruyi border at the top and a banana leaf border at thebottom. The body is carved with a 4-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl across a watery landscape. Dimensions are: 1 inch tall X 3 1/2 inches wide. All measurements are approximate.