4 character marked snuff bottle

Jul 23, 2021. 21:09 UTC
4 character marked Snuff bottle
Aaron
United States of America

Category
Chinese antiques

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

HAS 4 CHARACTER MARKS ON THE BOTTOM. BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE. PAINTED UNDER THE GLAZE. WITH A CONTINUOUS DESIGN OF AN IMPERIAL FIVE CLAWED DRAGON. SURROUND CLOUDS, RISING ABOVE THE WATER. IT IS ALSO GLAZED ON THE INSIDE AS WELL. HAS SLIGHT COPPER-RED ON THE BOTTOM BETWEEN THE BLUE LINES AND ON THE BACK OF THE DRAGON'S HEAD. NO CHIPS OR CRACKS, PAINT ALSO LOOKS GREAT. ITS JUST OVER 3.5" TALL AND ABOUT 1.5"ISH WIDE. WHAT'S IT WORTH???? HOW OLD IS IT??? THANK YOU!

Provenance

It was my Grandpas he got at an auction a very long time ago. Then gave it to my mom and now I have it. They told me it was roughly from 1870 - 1890 so the Qing Dynasty. And that's all I know.

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