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Snuff bottle

Snuff bottle

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jadeite and rose quartz, carved

  • Credit Line:

    Mrs A.H. Schwaiger bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 30 []

Physical description

Snuff bottle of flattened oblong form, with sloping shoulders and low footring, made of jadeite of bright and light green colour, the stopper made of pink tourmaline.

Place of Origin

China (made)


19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Jadeite and rose quartz, carved


Height: 6.8 cm, Width: 3.5 cm

Descriptive line

Snuff bottle and stopper, jadeite and rose quartz, China, 19th century


East Asia Collection

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