Bottle: snuff

Description
One pale green jade snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts a flattened rounded rectangular body with high shoulders tapering towards an oval-shaped base. Short sides exhibit carved taotie designs. Plain hemispherical pink stopper and green collar.
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Provenance details
Purchased by Rewi Alley in Peking Market
Given by Alley in 1957 to poet R.A.K. Mason (1905-1971) to carry to Canterbury Museum.
Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 101.24 x 65.75 x 43.97mm (4 x 2 9/16 x 1 3/4")
Named collection
Other Id
C1957.1343
180/57
380
Catalogue number
C1957.1343
Accession number
1957.180.11

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