Canton copper bodied snuff bottle decorated with figures in a garden

Chinese
Qing dynasty, Qianlong period
1736–95


Dimensions

7 x 4.7 cm (2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1991.200

Medium or Technique

Copper with overglaze enamels

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Decorative arts

Provenance

Empress Dowager Cixi (b. 1835 - d. 1908), Qing Dynasty, China; from Empress Dowager Cixi to Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell