Chinese snuff bottles reading list

Hong Kong Museum of Art, Snuff Bottles of the Ch'ing Dynasty. Hong Kong, 1978

Hui, Humphrey et al, The Imperial Connection: Court-related Chinese Snuff Bottles. Hong Kong, 1998

Hui, Humphrey et al, Inkplay in Microcosm: Inside-painted snuff bottles. Hong Kong, 2002

Kleiner, Robert, Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of George and Mary Bloch.   Sydney L. Moss, London, 1987. ISBN. 962 7287 01 6

Moss, Hugh M., Snuff Bottles of China. Bibelot, London, 1971. ISBN. 900449 00 4

Moss, Hugh M., By Imperial Command. Hibaya, Hong Kong, 1976

Moss, Hugh M et al, The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottles: The J&J Collection. Weatherhill, Hong Kong, 1993. Two volumes

Perry, Lilla S., Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Adventures and Studies of a Collector. Rutland, 1977

White, Helen, Snuff Bottles from China: The Victoria and Albert Collection. Bamboo Publishing, 1991. ISBN. 1 870076 10 9

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