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Snuff Bottle

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Snuff Bottle

Medium: metal; enamel
Dimensions:
1 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 inches (4.1 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm) (fully opened)
Classification: Personal Gear
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 51.900.18.A
1979 York Appraisal: 553
Accession Number: 1980.56.13.A
DescriptionSilver colored; rectangular shaped; four bottles hinged together; purple, green enamel work in panels; Chinese characters on exterior panels; floral designs on interior panels.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; Gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; Accessioned to The W.H. Stark House