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    Chinese Snuff Bottles

    Conceived as containers for ground tobacco, snuff bottles were first produced for the emperor and the court in China in the early 18th century. Eventually, these bottles appeared as a status symbol manufactured in a much greater volume for the public. The upcoming Chinese Snuff Bottles auction, offered by Oakridge…

    Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century