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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed red-brown black and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short neck surmounts a flattened circular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Body presents continuous pattern of three figures in a fenced garden landscape.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Gifted to Canterbury Museum by Alley in 1937 during a visit to New Zealand. In 1956, loaned to the Rewi Alley Chinese Art and Crafts Exhibition, held at the Provincial Council Chambers, Christchurch.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

58 x 47mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.460

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 25, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/181.