Bottle: snuff

Description
One glazed blue and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck surmounts an elongated cylindrical body and a circular base. Neck ringed with botanical pattern. Body exhibits continuous design of a dragon and a phoenix. Base presents horse motif.
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Provenance details
Likely carried to New Zealand by Trevor Gebbie, who visited Beijing in 1958 and was given objects by Alley, including snuff bottles, to deliver to Canterbury Museum.
Measurements
Dimensions (h x w): 71 x 30mm
Named collection
Other Id
C1958.121
Catalogue number
C1958.121

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