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Snuff Bottle

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Rock crystal with coral and glass stopper
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.451a, b
Not on view
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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