Nationality

Chinese

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Medium

Porcelain, paint, stone and metal cap (?), white stone scraper (?) attached to cap

Identification #

92-082

Height

3.75"

Width

1.25"

Depth

1.25"

Collection/Provenance

Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room

Status

Stored: S8A, Box: Fritz Artifacts from E.A.R.

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Tall blue and red glazed Chinese snuff bottle depicting people walking along a path surrounded by trees and mountains, some structures visible. Cap has red gemstone top embedded in metallic base with white scraper attached. Comes with text panel that says:

CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

* TWO PORCELAIN BOTTLES PAINTED WITH UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND IRON-RED

* ONE PORCELAIN BOTTLE ADORNED WITH OVERGLAZE- ENAMELED BAMBOO AND FLOWER DECORATION

* ONE CARVED SOAPSTONE BOTTLE

* ONE PALE-GREEN OVERLAY PEKING GLASS BOTTLE

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

gemstone on cap cracked along middle

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