Chinese Snuff Bottles: In the Collection of Mary and George Bloch

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Chinese snuff bottles rank amongst the finest examples of the decorative arts of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). During the late 17th and 18th centuries snuff-taking was one of the most popular court indulgences and the finest craftsmen were charged with producing small snuff-containers of the most exquisite quality in every conceivable material. This catalogue illustrates and discusses more than 400 snuff bottles, including many of the very rare examples enamelled on glass and copper within the Palace workshops. There are ...

Chinese Snuff Bottles: In the Collection of Mary and George Bloch 1995, British Museum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780714114651

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