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Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened spade-shaped body tapering towards a narrow rectangular base. Gold glaze rings bottle rim and defines boundary of each face. Short sides and neck present glazed blue and white botanical designs. Faces decorated with multi-coloured designs of figures in exterior scenes. Base exhibits mark of Qianlong (1736-1796 AD).

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

50.42 x 47.51 x 16.59 mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1247

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1079.