An opaque white glass snuff bottle, 1770-1850.

The bottle, which is imitating nephrite, is carved in high relief on each side with a group of bronze vessels and other precious objects and there are mask and ring handles on the shoulders, 6.2cm. Attributed to Beijing

The Chinese delighted in copying various materials, particularly hardstones, in glass or porcelain.

 

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REFERENCE: CSBG 34

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