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Snuff Bottle in the Form of a Miniature Vase
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Snuff Bottle in the Form of a Miniature Vase


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Description This unusual meatllic brown jarlet has a matte iron-rust type glaze with a deep and even brownish-gray color suffused with suspended particles of a silvery tone. The base is also glazed and the undressed foot reveals the hard white porcelain.
Exhibitions
  • Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 2000-2001.
Provenance Mineral Arts and Antiques [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Dr. and Mrs. Edward J. Hoffman, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1983, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward J. Hoffman, 1983

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Period
18th-19th century
Medium
porcelain with mottled iron-brown glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.2530
Measurements
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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