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Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One pale green jade snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body with high shoulders tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Short sides exhibit carved taotie designs. Plain hemispherical pink stopper and green collar.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Given by Alley in 1957 to poet R.A.K. Mason (1905-1971) to carry to Canterbury Museum.

Physical Dimensions

101.24x65.75x43.97mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1343

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/1082.