This Chinese silver and enamel snuff bottle is in the double gourd shape, in China the double gourd is a symbol of happiness and auspiciousness. Interestingly whilst made in China this snuff bottle was actually enameled in France because the quality of their enamel work is world renowned. This bottle features multi-coloured enamel work in the form of flowers and foliage. This high quality item is in good antique condition, see photos.
Height 6.5 cm or 2.56 inches, Width 5.5 cm or 2.17 inches, Depth 2.8 cm or 1.1 inches.
Weight: 56.1 grams or 36.1 penny weight