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Snuff Bottle with Hundred Beauties

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with overglaze enamel colors, coral stopper
Dimensions:
H. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Classification:
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.568a, b
Not on view
Marking: Seal mark in red
Benjamin Altman , New York, (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Excellence and Elegance: Decorative Arts of the Eighteenth-Century Qing Court," August 25, 2007–November 25, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Small Delights: Chinese Snuff Bottles," July 19, 2013–February 17, 2014.

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