Chinese - Snuff Bottle, early 19th century


Snuff Bottle, early 19th century

Jade, 6.7 x 4.6 x 2.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)


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Possibly purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner in Peking (Beijing), 26 September 1883.


Yasuko Horioka. "Chinese Snuff Bottles." Fenway Court (1971), pp. 28, 31, fig. 10. (as Chinese, dated early 19th century)
Yasuko Horioka et al. Oriental and Islamic Art: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1975), 30, 34-35, no. 10j.
Alan Chong and Noriko Murai. Journeys East: Isabella Stewart Gardner and Asia. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2009), 446-47, fig. 13.

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