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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One frosted glass snuff bottle. A short wide neck with an inner cone tapering to a narrow opening surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Interior face presents a continuous painted scene of a landscape with a horse house and trees. Face depicting horse exhibits characters 癸卯中夏月作 (painted in the summer of the year Gui Mao beginning 1843 or 1903). Plain stopper and spoon.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17x34x69mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.466

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/767.