Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Snuff Bottle in the Shape of an Eggplant

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Nephrite (jade)
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm); W. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902
Accession Number:
02.18.653
Not on view
Heber R. Bishop , New York (until 1902; donated to MMA)
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