Mammoth Ivory- Snuff Bottle Rabbits and Frog
Snuff bottle rabbits and frog Master carving Ivory.
All from a private snuff bottle collector .
It is commonly believed that the snuff bottles were introduced into China by the western missionaries.
The earliest reference of snuff bottles into China was dated 1684.
Snuff Bottles became an art accessory although it started as bottle to carry tobacco.
In this bottle we can see animals climbing on it and enjoying the feel of the leaves that carried around the bottle.
This bottle is signed by the artist!
* Mammoth ivory Legal to ship worldwide with CITES
* We don't deal with illegal elephant ivory