Bottle: snuff

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One glazed blue red and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with a beaded lip surmounts conical shoulders on an elongated cylindrical body tapering at the bottom towards a circular base. Neck ringed with geometric T-shaped pattern. Shoulders exhibit floral motifs enmeshed in pattern of linked triangles and criss-crossing lines. Body presents garden landscape design in which two warriors duel with swords whilst two other figures look on. Base exhibits mark of Yongzheng Emperor (1723-1735 AD).
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 35 x 80mm (1 3/8 x 3 1/8")
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