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Miniature Vase

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng period (1723–35)
Soft paste porcelain with tinted ivory stopper
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.594a, b
Not on view
Marking: On foot: figure of a man fishing, outlined in blue
Benjamin Altman , until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA
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