The rock crystal snuff bottle with lion mask handles and a rock-like surface integrated into the inside of the bottle to hold the snuff. Smooth polish and a matching stopper and spoon. The lac burgaute snuff bottle of circular shape with an offset rectangular base ring, very finely inlaid with mother of pearl. Matching stopper and spoon. With two modern glass bottles, one with a malachite stopper.
Dimensions: HEIGHT (with stopper) 4.5 – 6 CM
Condition: All in good condition
Provenance: French private collection, formerly collection of John Ault – known for the publication on snuff bottles from Robert Kleiner: ‘Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of John Ault’ (1990)