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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One frosted glass snuff bottle. A short wide neck with an inner cone tapering to a narrow opening surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. One interior face presents a painted scene of trees and houses in a landscape with characters 丁酉三月寫 (painted in the year of Ding You beginning 1897). The other interior face presents a painted scene of plant pots and miniature trees.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17x32x60mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.467

Usage Rights

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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/768.