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Dublin Core

Title

Bottle: snuff

Description

One crackle glazed rose pink ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck flaring out to a beaded rim surmounts an elongated rounded rectangular body with high shoulders tapering towards an out-turned circular base. Plain white hemispherical stopper and red-brown collar.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

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.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

38x84mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.456

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bottle: snuff,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/762.