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SNUFF BOTTLE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion Hallway


About this object

The pebble shaped bottle is blue in color. It is carved in high relief with a branch that has large flowers and leaves. It curves around the bottle, up the sides and along the bottom. The spherical cover is carved with a leaf and a flower in high relief. The teakwood base is carved with a rinceau of leaves and flowers in openwork.

Category:
gems
Object name:
SNUFF BOTTLE
Made from:
Chalcedony
Made in:
China
Date made:
ca. 1900
Size:
7.2 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
61.36
Class:
SNUFF BOTTLE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973