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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 and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

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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

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