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Jiaqing Medicine Bottle / Black Versus Famille Rose

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« on: January 18, 2020, 01:25:31 pm »

But why do you call it a 'medicine bottle'?
You could call ALL snuff bottles 'medicine bottles' since snuff was considered a medicine...

Some bottles characteristics suggest their original purpose was specifically medicinal, I think this is one.. 

I do understand that snuff was considered a medicinal, but correct me if wrong,  I think it depended upon the ingredients blended in with the tobacco. Tobacco that was not part of the bottles contents when some bottles were specifically intended for pills, oils, and medicinal powders..

Thank you very much for the explanation and comparisons Giovanni !
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