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A SMALL SNUFF BOTTLE-FORM ZITAN CABINET, DUOBAOGE
A SMALL SNUFF BOTTLE-FORM ZITAN CABINET, DUOBAOGE

18TH/19TH CENTURY

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A SMALL SNUFF BOTTLE-FORM ZITAN CABINET, DUOBAOGE
18TH/19TH CENTURY
Probably used to display snuff bottles or other miniature works of art, the small glass-enclosed cabinet raised on a stepped base carved with crashing waves, and surmounted by an elaborate ribbon-tied chime, the tiered shelves with decorative cut-outs, with carved inscriptions on the side which may be read, 'The value of an object is determined by its rarity', and 'The refined collection should not be large in quantity'
22½in. (57.2 cm.) high, 12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) wide, 5 in. (12.7 cm.) deep
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