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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed white ceramic snuff bottle resembling a teapot. A short wide neck with a beaded rim sits on one end of a boat-shaped body with a moulded ribbon-shaped handle on its upper surface and a flat approximately oval-shaped base. Interior of neck glazed sky blue. Upper side of handle glazed in a red-brown and gold botanical pattern. Long sides of body present multi-coloured designs of figures and huts in garden landscapes. Short sides of body exhibit multi-coloured botanical motifs.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

80.60 x 56.42 x 49.67mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1263

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/323.