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Chinese snuff bottles

Robert Kleiner

Chinese snuff bottles

by Robert Kleiner

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Published by Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snuff boxes and bottles -- China.,
  • Snuff boxes and bottles -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Kleiner.
    SeriesImages of Asia
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,74p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21168044M
    ISBN 100195857569

      A look into the history and making of Chinese Snuff bottles. A look into the history and making of Chinese Snuff bottles. Japanese-Embellished Chinese Snuff Bottle, ca. - . Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking tobacco was illegal during the Dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the Chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach ers:

    The Marquess Of Exeter Chinese Snuff Bottles Book. Condition is New. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate Box. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive. Chinese Snuff Bottles, Museum Rietberg Zurich. £ Chinese Snuff Bottles VIII, MADE IN CHINA, Porcelain Snuff Bottles from Jingdezhen. £40 Pdf available here: Chinese Snuff Bottles VII, The Art of an Imperial Addiction. £ Chinese Snuff Bottles VI, The Copley Collection (Out of print) Pdf available here: Chinese Snuff Bottles V, The.

    Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles, Wooden Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles, Copper Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles, Vintage Original Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles, Silver Primary Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles, Ivory Carving Chinese Antiques, Jade Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles, Yellow Antique Chinese Snuff Bottles, Glass Antique Seller Rating: % positive.   Chinese Snuff Bottles is invaluable document for all interested in the history of Chinese art. It is also a lucid and fascinating guidebook for the collector or would be collector, both of snuff bottles and other products of Chinese : Tuttle Publishing.


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Chinese snuff bottles by Robert Kleiner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Illustrated with twenty-four full-color and sixteen black-and-white plates, this book serves as a useful and entertaining introduction to the collecting of snuff bottles. After tracing the history of snuff in Chinese culture, Robert Kleiner surveys the many styles of snuff bottles, dividing them by materials and methods of decoration used.5/5(4).

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A carved chalcedony snuff bottle, probably imperial, official school, 2 in (5 cm) high, pink tourmaline stopper and metal spoon. Estimate: $12, This lot is offered in The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part VI on 12 September at Christie’s in New York.

This book Chinese snuff bottles book absolutely fantastic. There are so many excellent full colour photographs of a wide variety of Chinese snuff bottles accompanied by an easy to read text.

I thoroughjy recommend this book to any snuff bottle collector as both a bible and also a /5(19). Within the last twenty years, snuff bottles have been collected by an increasingly wide circle of enthusiasts.

While recent Among the most beautiful of the world's domestic art forms are Chinese snuff bottles, miniature bottle-shaped flasks, often of astounding intricacy and tactile appeal, which were made for court and, subsequently, popular 3/5. A decent book, though, in my opinion, not worth the price.

Still, books on Chinese snuff bottles are hard to come by. It is written by an authority who appears to be an elitist and obviously not down-to-earth enough to even consider collecting anything but by: 3. Chinese miniature bottles for containing snuff display intricate decorations and are coveted by collectors worldwide.

This book is conceived as a pricing guide for prospective collectors. Introductory chapters describe the history of snuff taking and the use of decoration and symbolism in Chinese art/5(6). It was the very first book I read on the subject and it helped me to become an avid collector and purveyor of Chinese snuff bottles.

It proved to be so popular that it has enjoyed many printings since the original. Obviously I highly recommend the book to anyone with an interest in or even avid collectors of snuff bottles/5(8).

This is the third book cataloging the snuff box collection of Denis Low. He has around snuff bottles in toto; this book describes examples. Given that currently a fine snuff bottle (often of Imperial provenance) will attract an auction price in the vague vicinity of $15, this collection would be worth a fair penny.5/5(1).

Collecting Chinese Snuff Bottles has 1, members. Buy and Sell Group. An exhibition of Chinese snuff bottles June and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at We are delighted to offer for sale Chinese Snuff Bottles that are of good quality, and have been selected by our Expert, Robert Hall.

Our bottles are in good condition, are of the age stated in the description, and have artistic merit. In some cases, we. History in a Bottle: For the Unfamiliar, a Condensed Overview of Chinese History, Complementing an Introduction to the Miniaturized Art of Chinese Snuff Bottles (SIGNED) by Fast, Phyllis Boots and a great selection of related books, art.

Over the course of the two hundred year period snuff bottles were fashionable, their demand spread from the royals exclusively down to the entire Qing Dynasty society.

Because they represent Chinese calligraphy, painting, ceramics, enameled works, and more, today snuff bottles are among the most sought after and collected types of Chinese artwork. The one book that any new collector should get a hold of is Bob Stevens’ snuff bottle book, The Collector’s Book of Snuff Bottles.

It’s in the second printing now. The other book is Lilla Perry’s book, which is called Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Adventures and Studies of a Collector. Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered g tobacco was illegal during the Qing Dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the Chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach disorders.

Therefore, snuff was carried in a small bottle like other. Robert Hall's interest in Chinese Snuff Bottles started over thirty five years ago when he first saw a collection in a shop window.

From that point, he has become one of the leading dealers in the field. His integral role in the formation of many of the world's great collections places him in a unique position to both buy and sell, and his knowledge of the subject has enabled him to.

Master Lee RuChen has painted this poem over the two sides of the snuff bottle. Each character is carefully written and is only about 2mm in height. Master Lee will only produce about of such bottles a year due to its complexity level and also the strain to her eyes.

This exceptional bottles took more than 2 months to complete. Chinese Rose Quartz Snuff Bottle with Two Dragons and Pearl - Qing.

Ending Wednesday at AM PST. Color: Pink Age: Unknown. Signed and Engraved Bovine Bone Snuff Bottle with Flowers. DISCOVERY AUCTION ALL ITEMS $ NO RESERVE. Ending Wednesday at PM PST. Antique Chinese Blue Yellow Red Black White Enamel Panda Bear Snuff Bottle. Chinese Snuff Bottles is invaluable document for all interested in the history of Chinese is also a lucid and fascinating guidebook for the collector or would be collector, both of snuff bottles and other products of Chinese craftsmanship.

All the skills and ingenuity of the Chinese artisans were lavished upon the production of these tiny bottles, making them pre. About this Item: Oxford University Press, Oxford,x cms, 74pp, colour illusts, fine decorated hardcover (no dustwrapper as issued) The chapters are: a brief history of snuff taking and the snuff bottle in China; metal & enamelled snuff bottles; glass snuff bottles; porcelain & other ceramic snuff bottles; jade, chalcedony 7 other hard stones; snuff bottles of organic.Snuff bottles were introduced to England and America in the early s.

Prior to that date, snuff bottles were used by Chinese men and women for the easy transport of snuff. What is snuff?

a finely ground drug that was intended to be inhaled through the nostrils.CHRISTIE'S The Hildegard Schonfeld Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles auction catalog (no. ) - Ma by Christie's and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at