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snuff bottle with stopper
  • China
  • snuff bottle with stopper, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • chalcedony
  • Object Height: 6.2 cm
    Object Height: 2 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2518

Snuff bottle made from chalcedony, a translucent, blue/gray quartz. On each shoulder of the bottle is a carved mask with mock rings on the edge.