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Fabulous Antique Amber Twin Snuff Bottle with Birds & Plants. 19th Century
Unusual and absolutely lovely amber twin snuff bottle showing the high relief depiction of birds and plants. This fine miniature carving is of Chinese origin and dates back to the 19th century.
Each bottle is of irregular shape with a short cylindrical neck and an accentuated foot rim. It comes complete with two identical Malachite & coral stoppers.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China.
DATE: 19th century.
MATERIAL: Amber. Stoppers made of metal mounted malachite with coral dot insets. Bone spoons.
MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUE: Very fine hand carving. Very good hollowing.
CONDITION: Very good ORIGINAL as found condition with natural inclusions only. NO RESTORATION! Please wait for all of the pictures to load as they show the condition very well.
SIZE: Width is 2.2 inches. Total height including the stopper is 1.6 inches.
This wonderful amber twin snuff bottle dates back to the 19th century and depicts a nature scenery with birds and various plants in high relief.
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Miriam Barkus, Davie, FL
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