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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a rounded rectangular cylindrical body tapering towards a circular base. Body presents a continuous design of a landscape featuring two seated figures the rightmost of which gestures towards a third figure steering a boat. Details of rocks and tree foliage glazed red and green. Base exhibits mark of Qianlong Emperor (1736-1796 AD).

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

34x67mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1248

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/777.