Antique Chinese Carved Bamboo Snuff Bottle. Carved To Simulate A Tapered Vase With Six Sides. Each Side Panel With Carved Coiled Dragons. Raised Foot. Fine Soft Polish And Patina. Approximately 2 3/4" High. Very Light Weight. Late 19th/Early 20th Century - Qing Dynasty. Spoon Deficient.
For An Almost Identical Example:
Sotheby's London - February 22, 2022 - CHINA / 5000 YEARS
A zhuhuang bamboo veneer hexagonal snuff bottle 20th century | 二十世紀 貼黃六棱夔龍紋鼻烟壺
Height 7cm, 2¾ in.
A Swiss Private Collection formed in the 1960's-80's.
For a similar bottle, see H.Moss, V.Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle, vol.2, cat no. 272.
Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 GBP
Lot sold: 1,890 GBP - 2,569.48 USD