Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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snuff bottle with stopper
  • Japan
  • snuff bottle with stopper, circa 1880s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • lacquer, ivory
  • Object Height: 8.9 cm
    Object Height: 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2463

Lacquer snuff bottle in the shape of a female. Her face is ivory. She is holding red flowers in her hand. On her garment there are lots of gold flowers and stars, circles/flowers of pearl inlay, and a red sash. Her hair is dark brown.