Gourd form agate snuff bottle Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Item 36
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 18th century (Creation)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    On flat foot base. Decorated on the lower bulge with the carp in the waves changing into a dragon and exhaling a cloud, with a seated white Buddha on the other side. Grayish white striations on a translucent dark brown body. Green glass stopper. Gourds were symbolic of medicine and used as bottles for containing medicine. Height 2-3/4 in.

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