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6 edition of Chinese Snuff Bottles (in slipcase) found in the catalog.

Chinese Snuff Bottles (in slipcase)

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Published by Laurence King Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oriental art,
  • Art / Art & Politics,
  • Art & Politics,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • China,
  • History,
  • Snuff boxes and bottles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13168345M
    ISBN 109810578865
    ISBN 109789810578862


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Illustrated with Chinese Snuff Bottles book full-color and sixteen black-and-white plates, this book serves as a useful and entertaining introduction to the collecting of snuff bottles.

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A carved chalcedony snuff bottle, probably imperial, official school, 2 in (5 cm) high, pink tourmaline stopper and metal spoon.

Estimate: $12, This lot is offered in The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part VI on 12 September at Christie’s in New York. This book is absolutely fantastic.

There are so many excellent full colour photographs of a wide variety of Chinese snuff bottles accompanied by an easy to read text. I thoroughjy recommend this book to any snuff bottle collector as both a bible and also a /5(19).

Within the last twenty years, snuff bottles have been collected by an increasingly wide circle of enthusiasts. While recent Among the most beautiful of the world's domestic art forms are Chinese snuff bottles, miniature bottle-shaped flasks, often of astounding intricacy and tactile appeal, which were made for court and, subsequently, popular 3/5.

A decent book, though, in my opinion, not worth the price. Still, books on Chinese snuff bottles are hard to come by. It is written by an authority who appears to be an elitist and obviously not down-to-earth enough to even consider collecting anything but by: 3.

Chinese miniature bottles for containing snuff display intricate decorations and are coveted by collectors worldwide. This book is conceived as a pricing guide for prospective collectors. Introductory chapters describe the history of snuff taking and the use of decoration and symbolism in Chinese art/5(6).

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Collecting Chinese Snuff Bottles has 1, members. Buy and Sell Group. An exhibition of Chinese snuff bottles June and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Over the course of the two hundred year period snuff bottles were fashionable, their demand spread from the royals exclusively down to the entire Qing Dynasty society.

Because they represent Chinese calligraphy, painting, ceramics, enameled works, and more, today snuff bottles are among the most sought after and collected types of Chinese artwork.

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Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered g tobacco was illegal during the Qing Dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the Chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach disorders.

Therefore, snuff was carried in a small bottle like other. The one book that any new collector should get a hold of is Bob Stevens’ snuff bottle book, The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles. It’s in the second printing now.

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From that point, he has become one of the leading dealers in the field. His integral role in the formation of many of the world's great collections places him in a unique position to both buy and sell, and his knowledge of the subject has enabled him to. Chinese Rose Quartz Snuff Bottle with Two Dragons and Pearl - Qing.

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Antique Chinese Blue Yellow Red Black White Enamel Panda Bear Snuff Bottle. Chinese Snuff Bottles is invaluable document for all interested in the history of Chinese is also a lucid and fascinating guidebook for the collector or would be collector, both of snuff bottles and other products of Chinese craftsmanship.

All the skills and ingenuity of the Chinese artisans were lavished upon the production of these tiny bottles, making them pre. About this Item: Oxford University Press, Oxford,x cms, 74pp, colour illusts, fine decorated hardcover (no dustwrapper as issued) The chapters are: a brief history of snuff taking and the snuff bottle in China; metal & enamelled snuff bottles; glass snuff bottles; porcelain & other ceramic snuff bottles; jade, chalcedony 7 other hard stones; snuff bottles of organic.

Snuff bottles were introduced to England and America in the early s. Prior to that date, snuff bottles were used by Chinese men and women for the easy transport of snuff. What is snuff. a finely ground drug that was intended to be inhaled through the nostrils.

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It covers snuff bottles made of all the various precious materials and discusses the fundamentals of collecting and details of the symbolism, motifs, reign marks, and seals. Moreover, it includes extensive bibliography useful for further Rating: % positive.

Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking tobacco was illegal during the Dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the Chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach ers: The Marquess Of Exeter Chinese Snuff Bottles Book.

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Chinese miniature bottles for containing snuff display intricate decorations and are coveted by collectors worldwide.

This book is conceived as a pricing guide for prospective collectors. Introductory chapters describe the history of snuff taking and Price Range: $ - $ Chinese snuff bottles - miniature bottle-shaped flasks, often of astounding intricacy and tactile appeal - were made for court and general use during the Qing Dynasty.

This illustrated volume surveys the many styles of snuff bottles, dividing them by materials and methods of decoration. Illustrated with 24 full-colour and 16 black-and-white plates, this book serves as a useful and entertaining introduction to the collecting of snuff bottles.

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It concentrates mostly on affordable examples and explains how these can be just as important as their more expensive cousins.4/5(2).

Illustrated with twenty-four full-color and sixteen black-and-white plates, this book serves as a useful and entertaining introduction to the collecting of snuff bottles.

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This is the summary of The Handbook of Chinese Snuff Bottles by Trevor W. Cornforth, Nathan Cheung. Another blue glass bottle with similar shell embellishment was in the collection of Lila S.

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The Mary and George Bloch Collection is legendary and counts among the finest Chinese snuff bottles ever made for the Imperial court and scholarly elite. It has been extensively published and exhibited at international institutions including the British Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of Art.

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Other Titles: Chinese snuff bottles: Responsibility: Trevor W. Cornforth and Nathan Cheung. More information: Table of contents.Chinese snuff bottles - miniature bottle-shaped flasks, often of astounding intricacy and tactile appeal - were made for court and general use during the Qing Dynasty.

Illustrated throughout, this volume serves as a useful and entertaining introduction to the collecting of snuff bottles.5/5(1).