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Snuff Bottle And Lid (China), 1821–51

This is a Snuff bottle and lid. It is dated 1821–51 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is molded glass, ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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  • Lent by Private Collection.
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  • Card
  • Gift of Barbara Jarocki and Robert Fudim.
  • 1986-119-17-101

Its dimensions are

6.3 x 5.9 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Snuff Bottle And Lid (China), 1821–51; molded glass, ivory; 6.3 x 5.9 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in. ); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-49-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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