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Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One amber-coloured glass snuff bottle. A short wide neck with an inner cone tapering to a narrow opening surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering at the bottom towards an oval-shaped base. One interior face presents a painted scene of birds and foliage; the other interior face presents a painted scene of a dog in a garden.

Source

Mrs Annette Sievwright

Provenance

Part of small collection given by Alley to H.M. Sievwright during his visit to Gansu in 1947, delivering Corriedale sheep from New Zealand to the Shandan Bailie School. Gifted by Mrs A. Sievwright, of Timaru, to Canterbury Museum in 1975.

Physical Dimensions

45.30x31.38x57.16 mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1975.50

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1159.