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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One carved silhouette agate snuff bottle. A short wide neck with an inner cylinder and narrow opening surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. One face is almost flat; the other face presents a slightly convex sagittal cross section with a yellow-gold outline design of a figure in a boat catching a fish. Pale green stopper mounted in a silver collar.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

31x47x67mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.9

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 14, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/754.