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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One imitation realgar glass snuff bottle. Yellow-gold vein. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened body carved in the form of a double gourd shape the lower lobe of which tapers towards an oval-shaped base. One side presents two Chinese characters 大古 (big ancient). Hemispherical peach-orange stopper.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

30x41x76mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1328

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/797.