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Snuff Bottle with Bird on a Rock and a Deer under a Pine
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Snuff Bottle with Bird on a Rock and a Deer under a Pine


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Description This white nephrite jade snuff bottle is of flattened vase form. Its carvings subtly illustrate a bird on a rock, and on the opposite side, a deer under a pine branch. The piece is very well hollowed and has a green glass stopper with a black collar and a teakwood base.
Exhibitions
  • Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 2000-2001.
  • Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2018.
Provenance Mrs. Marvin E. Gantz, Sr., Denver, Colorado [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Shirley E. Gantz, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1999, by gift.
Credit Gift of Shirley E. Gantz, from the collection of Mrs. Marvin E. Gantz, Sr., 1999

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Period
late 18th-19th century (Ch'ing)
Medium
nephrite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1501
Measurements
Overall H: 2 11/16 × W: 1 7/16 × D: 11/16 in. (6.8 × 3.6 × 1.7 cm); Bottle H: 2 5/16 × W: 1 7/16 × D: 11/16 in. (5.8 × 3.6 × 1.7 cm); Stopper H: 2 7/16 × Diam: 5/8 in. (6.2 × 1.6 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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