Bottle: snuff

Description
One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Neck ringed with ruyi design. Body faces present a continuous design of figures silhouetted against a geometric meander pattern. Short sides exhibit botanical motifs. Base presents mark of Yongzheng Emperor (1723-1735 AD).
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Provenance details
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.
Measurements
Dimensions (Dia x Thickness): 57mm
Named collection
Other Id
C1972.106
C1957.4
2/57
172
Catalogue number
C1972.106
Accession number
1957.2.5

Colours


Part of 1 highlight set

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