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bottle with stopper
  • China
  • bottle with stopper, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • amethyst, carving
  • Object Height/Width: 5.7 x 7.6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 1/4 x 3 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2793

Hollowed carved amethyst snuff bottle. On the body is a bird on a peach with leaves in relief. The stopper is also amethyst and is in the form of a closed flower bud.