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Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One white glass snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened pear-shaped body tapering towards the base. Overlay carved in continuous pattern of red leaves and fruit. Intricately carved peach-coloured coral stopper and yellow glass collar.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

One of a consignment carried to New Zealand in 1957 by George Jackson of Auckland, and from Auckland to Christchurch by Jack Locke, including 22 snuff bottles.

Physical Dimensions

67.28x39.67x33.03mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.5

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1077.