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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One grey-white chalcedony snuff bottle. Darker grey-flecked vein. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened pear-shaped body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Upper part of short sides present carved taotie designs. Plain hemispherical orange stopper with black collar and bone spoon.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

25x41x73mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1287

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed February 1, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/792.