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Snuff Bottle wth Sage with Seven Boys
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Snuff Bottle wth Sage with Seven Boys


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This porcelain snuff bottle is in the form of a flattened vase with iron-red decoration depicting an elderly sage playing with seven boys.
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
19th century (Ch'ing)
Medium
porcelain with overglaze decoration and glass
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.2770
Measurements
Overall H: 3 1/4 × W: 1 9/16 × D: 13/16 in. (8.2 × 3.9 × 2 cm); Bottle H: 2 15/16 × W: 1 9/16 × D: 13/16 in. (7.4 × 3.9 × 2 cm); Stopper H: 5/16 × Diam: 11/16 in. (0.82 × 1.8 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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