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“Blue” and russet jade snuff bottle, Ch’ien Lung reign, 1735–1796

Identifier: Item 39

Scope and Contents

From the Martin Schoen Collection. Almond shaped bottle of brightly polished jade suffused with blue. The obverse is tinctured with a rich russet tone upon which has been carved in low relief the haloed figure of Kuan Yin seated upon a lotus which emerges from rippling water, and holding in her crossed hands the vase of healing. Height 2-3/4 in.


  • Ch’ien Lung reign, 1735–1796

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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.


From the Collection: 47.00 Items

From the Collection: 8 boxes (varied sizes) other_unmapped

From the Collection: 47.00 Items

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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