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Snuff bottle in the shape of a vase with apples
Place of Origin: China
Date: 1800-1850
Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
Object Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Amber
Dimensions: H. 2 1/3 in x W. 2 1/4 in x Diam. 1 in, H. 5.8 cm x W. 5.7 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Decorative Arts
Object Number: B72M27
On Display: Yes
Location: Gallery 17

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Label: The combination of vase, apples, and fungus makes up the pictorial pun "Peace be upon you, and may all your wishes come true."

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Exhibition History: "Chinese Snuff Bottles", Michigan Oriental Art Society, then Flint Institute of Arts, 8/1/1979 - 12/16/1980
Label: The combination of vase, apples, and fungus makes up the pictorial pun "Peace be upon you, and may all your wishes come true."
Exhibition History: "Chinese Snuff Bottles", Michigan Oriental Art Society, then Flint Institute of Arts, 8/1/1979 - 12/16/1980