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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with an out-turned lip surmounts a flattened pear-shaped body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Body presents a continuous design in various colours. One face depicts two diminutive figures in a hilly landscape with trees and houses; the other side presents an animal crouching on a rock beneath a spray of peonies and bamboo and a flying insect above. Base exhibits mark of Kangxi Emperor (1661-1722 AD) in orange glaze.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18x52x57mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

1957.58.16

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 14, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/783.