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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One dark brown wooden snuff bottle. A short neck surmounts a flattened rectangular body with rounded shoulders tapering slightly towards the base. Faces inset with rectangular ivory plaques cut out at the corners. Each plaque presents an incised coloured design of figures in a landscape. Plain white conical ivory stopper with a finial and spoon.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18x40x80mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1289

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 14, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/793.