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Object Number:81-23-59A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: Japan (uncertain)
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Amethyst
Quartz
Technique:Chinese Style
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul K. Addams, 1981

Description

An amethyst (a) carving of two boys, one of which is holding a box and the other a lotus. There are some green quartz inclusions. The piece has a fitted wooden (b) stand.

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