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SNUFF BOTTLE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion Hallway


About this object

The ivory bottle is carved in the shape of a hand of Buddha fruit or a melon shape. At the top are carved large curling leaves which are painted green. The body of the bottle has deep vertical indentations that are brown colored. The rounded cover is carved as a stem with a painted leaf on the very top.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
SNUFF BOTTLE
Made from:
Ivory
Made in:
CHINA
Size:
8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
61.46
Class:
SNUFF BOTTLE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973