Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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snuff bottle
  • China
  • snuff bottle, 1700s–1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • chalcedony
  • Object Height: 6.3 cm
    Object Height: 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1914

Brown shadow chalcedony snuff bottle with flat front and back. The bottle has black, deep brown and green spots. The inclusions on one side resemble two gentlemen in dark brown. The other side has no design. There is no stopper.