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#4072 Vintage Chinoiserie Blue & White Porcelain Snuff Bottle 3.25" H

#4072 Vintage Chinoiserie Blue & White Porcelain Snuff Bottle 3.25" H

Regular price $65.00 USD
Regular price $190.00 USD Sale price $65.00 USD
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Super hand painted chinoiserie blue and white porcelain snuff bottle depicting a landscape with figure and tigres a must for anyone's collection. 3.25" H by 1" D by 2.5" w.
Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking 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 disorder

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