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Snuff Bottle with Antiques
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Snuff Bottle with Antiques


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Description This glass overlay snuff bottle is of 18th or 19th century manufacture. It illustrates famous antiques in a ruby red tone on a transparent glass ground. The flattened vase form is indicative of the 18th century and it has a soft green jadeite stopper.
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
18th-19th century (Ch'ing)
Medium
red overlay glass
(Glasswares)
Accession Number
47.711
Measurements
Overall H: 2 15/16 × W: 1 1/4 × D: 5/8 in. (7.5 × 3.2 × 1.6 cm); Bottle H: 2 5/8 × W: 1 1/4 × D: 5/8 in. (6.6 × 3.2 × 1.6 cm); Stopper H: 2 1/8 × Diam: 1/2 in. (5.4 × 1.3 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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