An early vintage Chinese snuff bottle with stopper and dibber, the bottle is carved from a dark brown hard- stone ( most probably soapstone ) with foliate decoration and character writing on the reverse. More than likely made for the export market.
Size : 5 cm. ( 2 " ) wide, 6 cm. ( 2 23/64" ) tall with a depth of 2.4 cm. ( 1 " ).
Weight : 63 g.
Condition : very good overall - note, one small scratch to one of the facing sides - please see the photographs.
Vintage Chinese snuff bottle.