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Bottle: snuff


One ceramic snuff bottle glazed in various hues. In the form of a bare-chested robed figure with its left hand on its breast and its right hand grasping the handle of a paddle-shaped instrument slung over its shoulder. Metal stopper moulded in the shape of a crown.


One of a consignment carried to New Zealand in 1957 by George Jackson of Auckland, and from Auckland to Christchurch by Jack Locke, including 22 snuff bottles.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

82 x 33mm (h x w)

Doc No.

LT008; DR014

Museum Ac. No.


Usage Rights

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“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 14, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/180.