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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One blue and white glazed ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts an elongated rounded rectangular cylindrical body tapering towards a circular base. Body presents decoration of ten squatting figures with an eleventh squatting figure on the base.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

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

30x60mm (dia thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.18

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 25, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/758.