Snuff bottle covered with teadust glaze

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 2992
Type: object for daily use; snuff bottle; pottery
Date of production:
19th century
Qing dynasty
Place of production:
Acquisition: collected by Jenő Zichy
Materials: porcelain
Techniques: glazed
Dimensions: height: 6.9 cm
diameter (mouth): 1.4 cm
diameter (base): 2.3 cm
This flat-bodied and broad-shouldered snuff bottle has a low oval base. The beauty of this item lies in its teadust-coloured, greenish brown manganese glaze coat.