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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short wide neck with a flaring rim surmounts a cylindrical body with rounded shoulders tapering at the bottom towards a circular base. Neck ringed with ruyi pattern. Body presents continuous design of a figure fishing in a garden landscape. Base exhibits mark 玩玉 (literally 'play jade').

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

30x45mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1240

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 25, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/773.