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Snuff Bottle with Scene of a Lotus Pond

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Daoguang mark and period (1821–50)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with overglazed enamel colors, ivory stopper
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.559a, b
Not on view
CDAG snuff IDs ceramics REPRO.indd 5 7/10/13 8:08 AM

Snuff Bottle with Scene of a Lotus Pond
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Daoguang mark and period (1821–50)
Porcelain with overglazed enamel colors, ivory stopper

Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.559a, b)
Marking: Seal mark in red
Benjamin Altman , New York, (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Small Delights: Chinese Snuff Bottles," July 19, 2013–February 17, 2014.

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