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Tiny fragments of mother-of-pearl were inlaid into a black lacquer base to create the scene of a woman resting in a garden. She is seated on a stool beneath a tree, and a table with a flower arrangement and other implements is set before her

Snuff Bottle. Date: 19th century. Culture: China. Medium: Lacquer on metal, patterned with colored stones.

Storage jar, 2nd–3rd century A.D. Roman Mold-blown glass; 6 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/16 in. (16.5 x 8.3 x 5.2 cm) Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.194.219)

Glass gold-band mosaic bottle Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D. Culture: Roman Medium: Glass; cast and blown

Glass gold-band mosaic bottle Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D. Culture: Roman