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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow slightly tapered neck surmounts a rounded rectangular cylindrical body tapering slightly towards a circular base. Neck ringed with ruyi fungal pattern. Body presents continuous design of seven monkeys in a landscape. Base exhibits mark of Yongzheng Emperor (1723-1735 AD).

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

26x43mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1261; 1957.52.23

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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/782.