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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened circular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Each short side presents a moulded taotie design. Bottle body glazed in continuous botanical pattern. Base exhibits mark of Chenghua (1464-1487 AD) but likely made in 19th or 20th century.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

34x81x84mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1273

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/788.