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snuff bottle with stopper
  • China
  • snuff bottle with stopper, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • chalcedony
  • Object Height: 7.9 cm
    Object Height: 3 1/8 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0273
Description

Dendritic chalcedony carved outside on one side with symbols of longevity (sage with peach and bat). The dendritic inclusions are used to suggest a tree. Amber colored. Stopper is lavender stone attached to a flat yellow base.