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Snuff bottle in the Shape of an Elephant with Vase

17th–18th century

Jade (nephrite)

2 1/2 × 3 1/8 in. (6.4 × 7.9 cm) without stopper
3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) with stopper
Gift of Edward H. Dunlap, B.A. 1934
1983.55.3
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
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