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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened circular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. One face presents a design depicting two figures under a tree in the company of a cormorant and a tortoise; the other face presents a pattern of twelve circles containing various animals disposed in two rings of six circles each around a central squared circle motif. The circles in the outer ring are interleaved with six ruyi motifs.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19x54x62mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.23

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 14, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/761.