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snuff bottle with stopper
  • Japan
  • snuff bottle with stopper, 1920–1950, Taisho period (1912–1926) or Showa period (1926–1989)
  • Where object was made: Kyoto, Japan
  • ivory
  • Object Height: 7 cm
    Object Height: 2 3/4 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0236
Description

Snuff bottle in shape of elephant with male rider. Elephant painted gray and is suffering partial loss of paint. Stopper is man's head.