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Snuff Bottle

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng period (1723–35)
Porcelain with underglaze blue and red
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); Diam. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Snuff Bottles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Marie-Louise Garbáty, 1993
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: Yongzheng mark (1723-1735)
Marie-Louise Garbáty , New York (until d. 1993; bequeathed to MMA)
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