One glazed white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened circular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Each face presents a grasshopper design glazed green brown and gold. Base exhibits mark of Daoguang Emperor (1821-1850 AD) in red-brown glaze. Plain hermispherical red stopper with green finial and green collar.
One of a consignment carried to New Zealand in 1957 by George Jackson of Auckland, and from Auckland to Christchurch by Jack Locke, including 22 snuff bottles.
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37x51x71mm (l x w x h)
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Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)
“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed March 28, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/757.