One crackle glazed light brown and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with a slightly flared rim surmounts an elongated cylindrical body with a circular base. Body presents a continuous multi-coloured design of a figure in a boat and a palm tree.
Gifted to Canterbury Museum by Alley in 1937 during a visit to New Zealand. In 1956, loaned to the Rewi Alley Chinese Art and Crafts Exhibition, held at the Provincial Council Chambers, Christchurch.
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30x79mm (dia x thickness)
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“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed March 28, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/764.