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Asian Antiques6781 of 7946Throwing Star Vintage 1975 brassI would love to know what this is??
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    Posted 6 years ago

    valentino97
    (641 items)

    I love this turtle snuff bottle - found him at a swap meet in the early 90's. Also bought an "ear of corn" snuff bottle that day which was just gorgeous, but it fell off my shelf and broke into a thousand pieces. I visted China 3 years ago - couldn't find one similar to my turtle. Does anyone have any more info? It doesn't matter to me if it's not valuable - he is very charming and I'd like to know more about him.

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    1. Stillwater Stillwater, 6 years ago
      Oooo wow, really neat. Its Chinese
    2. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      I think this particular kind is called peking glass overlay but I'm still not sure how old it is. I'm pretty sure that's not the right stopper - it doesn't fit.
    3. epson233 epson233, 6 years ago
      what a cutie
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      Thank you Autumn - yes it is a darling little bottle. Thank you Bellin, Mikko, Amber, inky, blunderbuss, Moonstone, and toolate for your love.

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