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snuff bottle in shape of a cabbage
  • China
  • snuff bottle in shape of a cabbage, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • ivory
  • Object Height: 6.5 cm
    Object Height: 2 1/2 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0268
Description

Carved in the shape of a Chinese cabbage with two large grasshoppers/crickets in the foliage. One grasshopper is missing a leg. Stopper missing.