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Snuff Bottle

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Mansion Exhibit - Pavilion Hall - Case 1 - Shelf 5


About this object

The shape of the bottle is cylindrical with square shoulders. Covering the basic bottle is carved a bunch of grapes. All sides have large leaves, rounded grapes in high relief. One stem has been carved to form the base. The cover is in the shape of a stem with one tendril curving off the side.

Category:
SCULPTURE
Object name:
Container for Smoking and Tobacco Use
Made from:
Ivory
Made in:
JAPAN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
H. 2 1/2 in.
overall __6.35 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
61.50
Class:
SNUFF BOTTLE
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
The Glass of Frederick Carder, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC, October 22 - 26, 1975.