One amber-coloured glass snuff bottle. A short wide neck with an inner cone tapering to a narrow opening surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering at the bottom towards an oval-shaped base. One interior face presents a painted scene of birds and foliage; the other interior face presents a painted scene of a dog in a garden.
Mrs Annette Sievwright
Part of small collection given by Alley to H.M. Sievwright during his visit to Gansu in 1947, delivering Corriedale sheep from New Zealand to the Shandan Bailie School. Gifted by Mrs A. Sievwright, of Timaru, to Canterbury Museum in 1975.
Still Image Item Type Metadata
45.30x31.38x57.16 mm (l x w x h)
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“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed March 28, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1159.