Carved turquoise snuff bottle with chained cover Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Item 25
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • Ch’ien Lung reign, 1735–1796 (Creation)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Flattened bronze-form vase carved with two dragon-head handles from which depend loose rings, one attached by a chain of links to a Fu lion surmounting the domed cover. The obverse shows a mother and her two small children at a table before a window. The reverse shows a flowering shrub and hovering butterfly above a garden trellis. Height 3 in.

Instances

  • Type
    Digital Object
    Link to Record
    25a
  • Type
    Digital Object
    Link to Record
    25b

Components