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Chinese Snuff Bottles

Chinese snuff bottles, only a couple inches in height, are pieces of art that once held powdered tobacco as a remedy for headaches, stomachaches, and other ailments. These small bottles can be made from glass, jade, ivory, ceramic, and metal, among other materials. The more intricately and beautifully decorated the bottle, the higher status or rank of the owner in historical China.

Due to the humid climate of China, snuff would normally stick together and become a solid block in a container that was not fully sealed. Realizing this, Emperor Kangxi commissioned the creation of beautifully hand-decorated medicine bottles with well-fitted lids during the Qing Dynasty. Since then, the popularity of these snuff bottles grew and snuff bottles became synonymous with aristocracy.


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Antique Chinese 19th C Red Overlay Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Peking Glass Squat Form Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Erotica Snuff Box

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Early 20th Century Wood and Bone Carved Snuff Box

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Oxblood Snuff bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Antique / Vintage Chinese Enamel Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Carved Jade Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Antique / Vintage Large Stone Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Jade Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Lot of 50 Snuff Bottle Stands

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Yellow Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique / Vintage Enamel and Jade Snuff Bottle

May 15, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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2 Chinese ivory snuff bottles

May 16, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Rare Chinese antique export tortoise shell snuff box

May 16, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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3 pieces of ivory carvings

May 16, 2016, 3:30 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE DECORATED SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE REVERSE PAINT CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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CHINESE REVERSE PAINT SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE REVERSE PAINT SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE REVERSE PAINT SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE REVERSE PAINT SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE REVERSE PAINT SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

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CHINESE REVERSE PAINT SNUFF BOTTLE

May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A porcelain snuff box decorated with Cupid and Psyche

May 20, 2016, 10:30 AM CET
Cologne, Germany

€700 (starting bid)

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White Jade Snuff Bottle

May 20, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Online, PA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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White Jade Snuff Bottle

May 20, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Online, PA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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White Jade Snuff Bottle

May 20, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Online, PA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle,18th-19th Century

May 20, 2016, 10:30 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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Pair of Snuff Bottles (Blue/Grey)

May 20, 2016, 8:45 PM EST
Harrodsburg, KY, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Pair of Snuff Bottles

May 20, 2016, 8:45 PM EST
Harrodsburg, KY, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Metal Snuff Bottle w/ Carved Scenes & Stones

May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Vienna, VA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Group of Various Chinese Jade Snuff Bottles

May 21, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Geneseo, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Victorian Snuff Box & Chinese Silver Card Case

May 21, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Geneseo, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE JADEITE CARVED SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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CHINESE CARVED CARNELIAN & JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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SMALL CHINESE HARDSTONE SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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A WHITE AND BLUE REVOLVING FIGURES SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A CONGLOMERATE 'GOLD INGOT' SHAPED SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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AN ENAMELLED 'FLOWERS AND BIRDS' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$1,900 (starting bid)

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A GOLD-FLECKED MULTICOLOR GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$225 (starting bid)

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A PEKING RED 'WAN' GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$1,100 (starting bid)

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A YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$2,300 (starting bid)

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A WHITE JADE 'MAGPIE UPON PLUM' SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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AN AGATE EMBELLISHED FIGURE SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$1,100 (starting bid)

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A BEIJING ENAMEL 'EUROPEAN FIGURE' SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$1,900 (starting bid)

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A BLACK OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

May 21, 2016, 2:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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