Snuff bottle

Snuff bottle

Snuff bottle

A small bottle (in China) or box (in Europe) for powdered tobacco, or snuff. The habit of inhaling snuff, which spread to Europe from the Americas in the 17th century, was introduced to China in the 18th century.

Alternate Spellings: 
snuff bottles
snuff-bottle
snuff-bottles
snuffbox
snuffboxes
snuff box
snuff boxes
snuff-box
snuff-boxes