One glazed white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with a flaring rim surmounts a rounded rectangular cylindrical body tapering towards a circular base. Body presents a continuous multi-coloured design of three figures playing with balls. Base exhibits mark of Hongxian (1916 AD).
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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60 x 33mm(h x w)
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Republic (1911-1949 AD)
“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed March 28, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/176.