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Snuff Bottle with European Figures

Snuff Bottle with European Figures


1736–95 or later

Part of a set. See all set records

Painted enamel on copper

Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mrs. Noah L. Butkin 1991.126.a



Snuff bottles were introduced from Europe to China around the 1700s to hold portable snuff or medicine.

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