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Snuff Bottle, 1820-1850
2 1/8 in. x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 cm x 4.45 cm)

Creation Place: Asia, Chinese
Technique: Firing
Credit Line: Gift of Clinton N. Laird
Accession Number: P61.8.15

Bright enamel (canton?), paint on glaze, baluster-shaped. Gilded around opening. Possibly used for medicine. Obverse: two brown rocks with peacock on each, one has a spread tail. Reverse: tree grows from each rock, one has red prunus, the other has white flowers. Four figures on base.

Acquired on 9/15/38 at Kat Cheung Tsai- 11 Sai Loi Choh Tei.

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