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Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a long cylindrical body tapering at the bottom towards a circular base. Dominant glaze colours are blue and white with touches of pink red-brown and green. Upper shoulders and neck ringed with geometric patterns. Cylindrical body presents continuous design of figures in a mountainous landscape. Base outer circumference exhibits ruyi pattern.

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

17x33x52mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1246

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 12, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1078.