Baur Collection Chinese Snuff Bottles/Flacons a Tabac Chinois
List Price: $150.00
Publisher: 5 Continents
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.50" long x 1.50" tall
The art of the snuff bottle occupies an important position in the history of arts and crafts of both China and the world. The first snuff bottles can be traced back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), a relatively recent development in terms of the long history of China. From their initial status as a useful luxury item, snuff bottles became curios and collector's objects in both China and Europe. The catalogue features snuff bottles made from a range of materials including sixty-one glass snuff bottles, seventeen porcelain, eleven jade, fifty-seven quartz (from the purest rock crystal to velvety agate) and three in semi-precious stones. It also includes fourteen extraordinary snuff bottles More...
|Quartz and semi-precious stones|
|Quartz et pierres semi-precieuses|
|Les rnatieres organiques|
|Enamels and metal|
|Emaux et metal|
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