Mar 10, 2020 not in use much anymore, but the designs on these little snuff boxes and bottles are beautiful and works of art. Such as the snuffbox was part of the personal outfit of the european gentleman, such the snuff bottle became part of the outfit of the chinese nobleman. Snuff bottle connection 1977 while the governments of russia and china are reaching peace agreements, traitors on both sides seek to instigate a war. Smoking tobacco was illegal during the qing dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach disorders. In some cases, we have known the provenance over many years. Then, in shaolin drunkard 1983, the yuen clan delivers the goods with magical creatures, overthetop effects and plenty of camp. Snuff bottles were made out of many different materials including porcelain, jade, ivory, wood, tortoiseshell, metal and ceramic, though probably the most commonly used material was glass. A carved chalcedony snuff bottle, probably imperial, official school, 17601800.
John liu and hwang janglee are front and centre, but lurking are. The print is the only real issue here, with a decent. Shaw brothers productions were starting to struggle at the box office and alternative studios were making a. Snuff bottle connection dvd region 1 us import ntsc. As china and russias governments are talking peace, traitorous agents on both sides seek war. Well if you prepared to watch it like that,i feel the company should drop the price. Signed and engraved bovine bone snuff bottle with flowers. John liu, jang lee hwang, yi lung huang, charles bonet, yuet sang chin, phil cohen, roy horan, chin hsiao, hsia hsu, timen kan, fei kao, robert kerver, wen chin lin, chin hu tung, lili liu, hung poon, manyiu lee, liangtai tu. Snuff bottle connection is a 1977 hong kong martial arts film directed by dung gamwoo and lau laplap, and starring hwang jang lee and john liu. Snuff bottle connection by 1977 the hong kong movie scene was becoming a sea of change. Glass dictionary a small bottle in china or box in europe for powdered tobacco, or snuff. Snuff bottle collector this web site is a labor of love as an expression of gratitude to and admiration for a group of artists and craftsmen whose concentrated, patient works deserve a world audience. I cant remember how many times ive seen this over the years, but each and every time im reminded just how good the story is and just how imaginative the fight scenes are. Enter john liu as a special agent sent to identify who the russian traitor is and who his contact is within the walls of the forbidden city.
With john liu, junglee hwang, yi lung huang, charles bonet. It was fashionable in the chinese court by the 1680s. Jesuit missionaries at the qing court were vitally involved in early glass production. An excellent peking overlay chinese snuff bottle ghost killer. It was a case of out with the old and in with the new. Snuff bottle connection may be not one of the best titles for a martial arts actioner and was probably just invented anyway by the international distributor, but the film itself is most definitely worth checking out by genre fans, especially those who prefer their fights to be wire free. Chinese rose quartz snuff bottle with two dragons and pearl qing. Jul 04, 2012 the use of snuff was first introduced to the chinese during the 16 th century, starting as fashion in the upper class, and then spread to all social classes, it was a sign of wealth and position, whoever had the rarest and most beautiful snuff bottle was considered at a higher status during the 18 th century, in emperor qianlong regime 17351796 a. In europe people kept snuff in small hinged boxes, from which they took pinches of the substance between thumb and forefinger before sniffing it. Watch free snuff beating videos at heavyr, a completely free porn tube offering the worlds most hardcore porn videos. The habit of inhaling snuff, which spread to europe from the americas.
Chinese snuff bottles for sale at online auction modern. Part vi on 12 september 2018 at christies in new york. Jan 17, 2014 shuang xia the deadly duo david chiang kung fu action movie full movie. Mar 31, 2018 regarder snuff bottle 1988 en streaming gratuit. Interior painting in snuff bottle snuff bottles are not native to china but were reportedly introduced from the west by fr. As china and russias governments are talking peace. Lot 54140, antique comfort fine art gallery may 2015 estimated price. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Throughout the qing dynasty, snuff bottles assumed a mediatory role in the exchange between china and foreign. While the europeans favored tobacco at the same time, and made various pipe designs, the chinese developed containers for their snuff into an incredible art form. Snuff bottle collection in display case collection of 40 chinese snuff bottles. Watch snuff bottle connection prime video amazon uk. John liu, jang lee hwang, yi lung huang, charles bonet, yuet sang chin, phil cohen, roy horan, chin hsiao.
See more ideas about bottle box, antiques and perfume bottles. Snuff bottle collection in display case jul 27, 2014 i. Snuff bottle connection 1977 directed by dung gamwoo. This lot is offered in the ruth and carl barron collection of fine chinese snuff bottles. Snuff bottles painted with miniature designs were first made toward the end of the 18th century, but most belong to the reign of the jiajing 17961820 and daoguang 182150 emperors. Glass painted in coloured enamels, bronze stopper with coral inset imperial workshops, beijing. In snuff bottle connection 1977, john liu is an honorable court official tasked with finding an infamous snuff bottle that links the traitorous manchus to their russian allies. We are delighted to offer for sale chinese snuff bottles that are of good quality, and have been selected by our expert, robert hall. In europe, snuff tobacco powder was kept in miniature boxes called snuff boxes due to the use to which they were destined. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Matteo ricci, an italian jesuit father who worked in beijing in the early 17th century.
Who ever did the transfer to dvd needs to see an optician as almost half the movie is out of frame and this really spoils everything. Snuff bottles from the mary and george bloch collection. The practice of taking snuff powdered tobacco was introduced to china from europe. Chinese crackle glass snuffperfume bottle with panda design. Snuff bottle connection 1977 original trailer youtube. The chinese fascination with glass, both at court and among the common people, continued throughout the entire snuff bottle period. Snuff bottle connection full movie in english in high definition russian plot to invade china, hwang jang lee retuns as. The film was released in the hong kong on 15 september 1977. Chinese snuff bottles are the containers of this precious material. The habit of snufftaking spread to china from the west during the 17th century.
Hwang jang lee, john liu, ray horan, yip fei yeung, wong yat lung, chin yuet sang, yuen biao, yuen hsin yi, philip kao fei. Enter john liu as a special agent sent to identify who the. The more intricately and beautifully decorated the bottle, the higher status or. Chinese snuff bottles, only a couple inches in height, are pieces of art that once held powdered tobacco as a remedy for headaches, stomachaches, and other ailments. Our bottles are in good condition, are of the age stated in the description, and have artistic merit.
These small bottles can be made from glass, jade, ivory, ceramic, and metal, among other materials. Smoking tobacco was illegal during the dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach disorders. Bibliographic references citation, noteabstract, nal no white, helen. Snuff bottles were popularized by the chinese in the18th century as containers for snuff, a powdered tobacco. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. This page was last edited on 12 january 2019, at 23. In this vintage martial arts adventure, a master fighter john liu is searching for a special snuff bottle, which is no easy task since factions of russian and manchu armies are looking for the. Rent snuff bottle connection shaolin drunkard 1977 on. Bamboo publishing ltd in association with the victoria and albert museum, 1992.
The emperor gave him as gifts a snuff bottle, a small bag that contained flint and steel, and four embroidered pouches 4 thus, snuff bottles were looked upon as important presents in the context of international interaction. Apr 10, 2020 chinese snuff bottle, 17961850, qing dynasty. Snuff bottle connection, aka secret rivals 3 in south africa was always one of my favourite karate movies of the late 70s. Feb, 2020 snuff bottles were used by the chinese during the qing dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Therefore, snuff was carried in a small bottle like other medicines. The habit of snuff taking spread to china from the west during the 17th century. The use of snuff was first introduced to the chinese during the 16 th century, starting as fashion in the upper class, and then spread to all social classes, it was a sign of wealth and position, whoever had the rarest and most beautiful snuff bottle was considered at a higher status during the 18 th century, in emperor qianlong regime 17351796 a. Rent snuff bottle connection shaolin drunkard 1977 on dvd. Bowls with circular medallions painted in overglaze colours with yellow or rose grounds are, perhaps. Antiques, regional art, asian, chinese, snuff bottles. Shuang xia the deadly duo david chiang kung fu action movie full movie. Snuff bottles were used by the chinese, mongolians during the qing dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Antique chinese blue yellow red black white enamel panda bear snuff bottle. The snuff bottle is comparable to the snuff box used by europeans.
Yet the art of interior painting in snuff bottle was. Shaw brothers productions were starting to struggle at the box office and alternative studios were making a mark. Region 2 this dvd may not be viewable outside europe. Apr 26, 2020 snuff bottle qianlong reign period 17361795. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Snuff bottle index made in china factory source wholesale. However the dvd transfer does no justice to this movie. Over rare kung fu movies to order with covers sleeves boxart, in pal or ntsc.277 345 84 306 35 42 945 93 826 1269 128 1442 1298 1199 701 865 1006 1344 341 212 347 1404 371 812 1003 1163 792 504 1217 185 254 175 1483 346 45