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Snuff Bottle with Butterflies and Melon Vine
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Snuff Bottle with Butterflies and Melon Vine


Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Exhibitions
  • Snuff Bottles. Flint Institute of Arts, Flint. 1979.
  • Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 2000-2001.
  • Chinese Snuff Bottles. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2018.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Mark] four character mark in blue enamel: Yung lo tang zhi [Yung lo t'ang chih]; [Translation] the hall of perpetual joy
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
ca. 2nd quarter 19th century (?)
Medium
porcelain, enamels
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.76
Measurements
H: 2 1/16 × W: 2 1/16 × D: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 × 5.3 × 5.3 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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