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Snuff bottle with bird on a branch

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with green glass stopper
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); H. incl. stand 3 in. (7.6 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); D. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edmund C. Converse, 1921
Accession Number:
21.175.347a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 219
Unglazed porcelain, also called biscuit porcelain, and high-relief decoration, were particularly popular during the late nineteenth century.
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