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Pear-Shaped Snuff Bottle with Stylized Dragons and Stylized "Shou" (Longevity) Character

A work made of glass in imitation of realgar.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glass in imitation of realgar.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1730–1800

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Pear-Shaped Snuff Bottle with Stylized Dragons and Stylized "Shou" (Longevity) Character

Place

China (Artist's nationality:)

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1730–1800

Medium

Glass in imitation of realgar

Dimensions

7.9 × 4.8 × 3.1 cm (3 1/8 × 1 7/8 × 1 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore A. Shaw, Jr. Collection

Reference Number

1961.1261

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