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snuff bottle with stopper
  • China
  • snuff bottle with stopper, 1900–1925, Guangxu period (1876-1908),Qing Dynasty (1641-1911) or Republic of China (1911-1949)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.18 x 4.29 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/4 x 1 11/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1856

Cylindrical porcelain snuff bottle that is decorated with an underglaze dark blue continuous design with white background. The design depicts a four-clawed dragon chasing a pearl. The stopper is white with blue decoration.