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snuff bottle with stopper
  • China
  • snuff bottle with stopper, 1890–1925, Qing dynasty (1644–1911) or Republic of China (1911–1945)
  • Where object was made: China
  • glass, paint, malachite, metal
  • Object Height: 7.1 cm
    Object Height: 2 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1924
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Description

Eliptical-shaped, clear glass snuff bottle. The interior is painted (in the style of Yen Yu T'ien (active 1895–1918)) with two birds, oxen and man, two bears, and a crab. The stopper is malachite set in metal.