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The Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles

The Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles


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Code article: 9624

 

The Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles
312 pages
Color photos
Hard cover in slipcase
31 x 24 cm
2,302 kg
English

The book 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 research.

Contents:
Collectibles, Collections, and Collectors
It all begins with snuff
Materials and shapes of bottles
Art motifs and symbolism
Glass bottles
Porcelain and Yi-hsing bottles
Gem, stone, rock, and fossil bottles
Organic, metal, and embellished bottles
Inside-painted bottles
Enameled bottles
Favorites among the favored
Ch'ing Dynasty Reign marks, seals, names, and dates
Chinese cyclical calendar
Artists of inside-painted bottles