Jack J. and Therese G. Katz Chinese snuff bottles Edit

Summary

Identifier
11 MWalB02670

Dates

  • circa 1700-1900 (Creation)
  • 18th and 19th centuries (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 19640000 (Other)

Extents

  • 47.00 Items (Whole)
  • 8 boxes (varied sizes) other_unmapped (Whole)
  • 47.00 Items (Whole)

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Notes

  • Arrangement

    Arranged individually in numbered boxes.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Jack J. Katz and Therese G. Katz.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection of 47 Chinese snuff bottles was a gift given to Brandeis University by Jack J. Katz, a lawyer from New York City, and his wife, Therese G. Katz, in 1964.  The bottles range in date from the 18th to 19th centuries and illustrate the wide range of materials used in Chinese snuff bottles: jade, beryl, agate, crystal, amethyst, nephrite, malachite, steatite, chalcedony, turquoise, mother of pearl, cinnabar, coral, ivory, bamboo, porcelain, glass, cloisonné, and burguate lacquer.

  • Preferred Citation

    Jack J. and Therese G. Katz Chinese snuff bottles, ca. 1700-1900, Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University

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