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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue red yellow-green and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short wide neck with a flaring beaded lip surmounts an elongated cylindrical body tapering slightly towards a circular base. Shoulders ringed with design interleaving cloud forms and ruyi patterns. Body presents twelve figurative scenes organised in three tiers of four accompanied in each case by Chinese characters. Base exhibits flowers and flying insect.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

34x92mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1245

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 14, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/776.