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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with a flaring rim surmounts a rounded rectangular cylindrical body tapering towards a circular base. Body presents a continuous multi-coloured design of three figures playing with balls. Base exhibits mark of Hongxian (1916 AD).

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.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

60 x 33mm(h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.7

Usage Rights

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Period

Republic (1911-1949 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 31, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/176.