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Chinese Artist

Snuff Bottle, 1735-1850
2 5/16 in. x 1 9/16 in. (5.87 cm x 3.97 cm)

Creation Place: Asia, Chinese
Technique: Glassworking
Credit Line: Gift of Clinton N. Laird
Accession Number: P61.8.389

Upright rectangular bottle made of white glass, painted on the exterior. Narrow sides are parallel, front and back are flat near the base but swell near the top. A pattern is painted around the neck, and characters on the base indicate the bottle was made in Ch'ien Lung. Obverse: two birds on a branch in the center, and a long spray of lavender flowers and buds at bottom. Reverse: three chicks on the ground, a large rock on the right, and sprays of flowers across the top.

Acquired 11/6/34 from Yuet Koo Chai- 76 Man Tak Road

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