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Rio Rico, AZ
Real Estate agent in Southern Arizona. A collector of the eclectic and a believer that tracking down obscure artists is half the fun (and sometimes is impossible).
3 years ago
Looks more like a hip flask for booze. Snuff bottles tend to have a little spoon attached to the lid. That's a Chinese dog face in the center, not a dragon. Good luck. Very cool
It's a vintage IXL Cast Iron salesman's model. Put that in Google and you should find more info
I always first try my best to find some information, but have also found that occasionally if you reach out to a curator at a museum they may be able to help. You might want to research here and see...
Can't say much about the painting because I can't read the artist's signature or see much detail, but I've seen a lot of similar frames associated with art made in China and shipped to the U.S. Mig...