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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Neck ringed with ruyi design. Body faces present a continuous design of figures silhouetted against a geometric meander pattern. Short sides exhibit botanical motifs. Base presents mark of Yongzheng Emperor (1723-1735 AD).

Source

Rewi Alley

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

26x37x57mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.4

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 14, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/753.