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snuff bottle with stopper
  • unknown maker from China
  • snuff bottle with stopper, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • natural resin, glass
  • Object Height/Width: 7.4 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 7/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2741

Brown resin (identified as possibly root amber) snuff bottle with tan swirls and an etched landscape design. On one side is a scene depicting figures in a boat and on the bank of a stream. On the other side of the bottle there is a scene of a sage and servant. It has a bright green glass stopper.