Snuff bottle

Mongolian Collection

Accession Nr.: 67.1.1-2
Type: object for daily use; snuff bottle
Date of production:
19th century
Place of production:
Materials: chalcedony
Dimensions: height: 5.5 cm
width: 5 cm
A snuff bottle (Khalkha: xȫrög) carved from yellowish, brown-spotted translucent chalcedony. Its cap is a hemisphere made of red stone.