Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Snuff Bottle

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
19th century
Jade (jadeite)
H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.440a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 219
Benjamin Altman , until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA
Related Objects

Snuff bottle with Mi Fu bowing to a rock

Date: 19th century Medium: Jade (nephrite) with jade (jadeite) stopper Accession: 14.40.437a, b On view in:Gallery 219

Snuff Bottle

Date: late 18th–early 19th century Medium: White and green jadeite with coral stopper Accession: 21.175.177a, b On view in:Gallery 222

Snuff Bottle

Date: 19th century Medium: Agate Accession: 14.40.488a, b On view in:Gallery 219

Snuff bottle with the character of longevity (shou)

Date: 19th century Medium: Rock crystal Accession: 14.40.456a, b On view in:Gallery 219

Snuff bottle with eagle and bear

Date: 19th century Medium: Chalcedony Accession: 14.40.448a, b On view in:Gallery 219