Jack J. and Therese G. Katz Chinese snuff bottles
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.
- circa 1700-1900
- Majority of material found in 18th and 19th centuries
- Other: Date acquired: 1964
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.
Language of Materials
Arranged individually in numbered boxes.
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.
- Art objects, Chinese Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Snuff boxes and bottles Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Snuff boxes and bottles -- China Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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