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snuff bottle with stopper
  • China
    active: China
  • snuff bottle with stopper, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • marble, jade
  • Object Height/Width: 6.4 x 2.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1879

Marble bottle with a violet glaze. The bottle is decorated with five, 4-clawed dragons in high relief. The stopper is made from two parts; the top part is made of jade and the bottom is made of green painted ivory.