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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened pear-shaped body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Each face presents a glazed orange moulded fish design. Each short side presents a moulded taotie design. Plain orange stopper in the form of a flat horizontal disc and vertical ring-shaped finial. Glazed blue base exhibits mark of Qianlong Emperor (1736-1796 AD) in orange glaze.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

52x36x89mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1276.1

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/789.