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Snuff Bottle with Floral Frieze
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Snuff Bottle with Floral Frieze


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This porcelain snuff bottle is of cylinder shape with iron-red decoration on a white ground. The design is a stylized floral pattern with Buddhist emblems interspersed. The stopper is of simulated coral with a turquoise collar and the base has a mark which is not discernible.
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.
Inscriptions [Mark]
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 with coral-red enamels, ivory
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.2769
Measurements
Overall H: 3 1/8 × Diam: 1 3/16 in. (7.9 × 3 cm); Bottle H: 2 11/16 × Diam: 1 3/16 in. (6.9 × 3 cm); Stopper H: 1 15/16 × Diam: 5/8 in. (5 × 1.6 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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