This Snuff Bottle is a pilgrim's bottle shape, which is a flattened vessel with cords drawn around the outside for ease of carrying.
* Works in the collection are moved off view for many different reasons.
In the auction, I think it will bring ,000 to ,000. " is so often "It depends." Note the date: Take note of the date the appraisal was recorded.
These are just some of the reasons why the answer to the question "What's it worth?
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Apart from the Bloch sales 1-5 working with Bonham’s, Hong Kong, we worked with Christie’s, Hong Kong and New York, on the J & J series of auctions (ongoing), and worked with Sotheby’s, Hong Kong, for Bloch sales, 6 – 10.
Members of the Qianlong court frequently exchanged the exquisite receptacles as gifts, and by the mid-nineteenth century, snuff bottles had become mandatory items of apparel for Chinese gentlemen and those who aspired to this status.Other early-day popular brands were Tops, Rooster, Railroad Mills and Square Snuff all made in Helmetta, N. Ordinarily, snuff contains only caffeine as a pick-me-up, but at one time some snuff contained opium.All cultures use snuff and Chinese snuff bottles are highly collectible bringing big bucks for rare specimens. Value can change: The value of an item is dependent upon many things, including the condition of the object itself, trends in the market for that kind of object, and the location where the item will be sold. Executive producer Marsha Bemko shares her tips for getting the most out of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.