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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One frosted glass snuff bottle. A short wide neck with an inner cylinder and narrow opening surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Interior face presents a continuous painted landscape in black brown and blue pigment. One face exhibits characters 石古帶煙霞 (clouds and mists surrounding the mountain stones); the other face presents characters 甲午七月周樂元 (Zhou Leyuan in the year of Jia Wu beginning 1894). Plain hemispherical orange stopper.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18x40x70mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.463

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 25, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/766.