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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts an elongated cylindrical body and a circular base. Neck ringed with botanical pattern. Body exhibits continuous design of a dragon and a phoenix. Base presents Qilin motif.

Provenance

Likely carried to New Zealand by Trevor Gebbie, who visited Beijing in 1958 and was given objects by Alley, including snuff bottles, to deliver to Canterbury Museum.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

71 x 30mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1958.121

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 25, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/223.