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Posted 4 years ago

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trying to find some info on this snuff bottle i bought it back in the 80s from parents friends if i recall they said it was 18 century whale oil not sure what that means this piece feels light like a resin or something else definitly not glass or stone mabey you can shed some light on this piece thank you

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  1. vintagemad vintagemad, 4 years ago
    Maybe its cinnebar. Im not sure if thats how you spell it.Cool piece.
  2. Joann, 3 years ago
    Hi, I think this is made of amber and is marked Qianlong
  3. George Ingraham, 3 years ago
    You might want to post it over at the Snuff Bottle Discussion Forum .. http://snuffbottle.smfforfree.com/

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