Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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snuff bottle
  • unknown maker from China
  • snuff bottle, 1700s–1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • nephrite
  • Object Height/Width: 7.8 x 3.2 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/16 x 1 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6833

Nephrite (gray/white jade) snuff bottle with some traces of brown and gray skin in spots. Carved in the shape of a natural pebble, no stopper.