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Snuff Bottle

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Object Number:81-23-126
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Jadeite
Iconography:Crane
Deer
Fungus
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul K. Addams, 1981

Description

A rectangular amber bottle with carvings of pine trees two cranes (one on side edge), a deer, and a sacred fungus. It has a jadeite bead as a replaced top. Originally the top was the upper part of the gourd in coral. The jar top is inappropriate. The bottle is good.

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