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Snuff Bottle

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Culture:
China
Medium:
White jade
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.436a, b
Not on view
Marking: None
Benjamin Altman , New York, (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
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