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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One glazed ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with a flared lip surmounts a flattened spade-shaped body tapering towards a rectangular base. Dominant glaze colours are red-brown and white. Lip glazed gold as are the boundaries of each face. Neck and short sides exhibit red-brown woodgrain pattern. Faces are glazed in various hues and present solitary figures in garden landscapes. Base exhibits mark: 房山雲彤 (Mount Fang red cloud). Plain hemispherical orange stopper and red-brown glass collar. Spoon is missing.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

24x59x75mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1293

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed February 1, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/796.