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Snuff Bottle with a Man Leading a Camel
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Snuff Bottle with a Man Leading a Camel


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Description This porcelain snuff bottle is of cylinder shape with white ground and underglaze blue and red decoration illustrating a camel being led across a moat, a unique design with a coral stopper and a underglaze dragon of the recessed base of the bottle.
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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Creator
Period
19th century (Ch'ing)
Medium
porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.2767
Measurements
Overall H: 3 9/16 × Diam: 1 7/16 in. (9.1 × 3.7 cm); Bottle H: 3 1/16 × Diam: 1 7/16 in. (7.7 × 3.7 cm); Stopper H: 3 × Diam: 9/16 in. (7.6 × 1.5 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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