Bottle: snuff

Description
One glazed blue green red-brown purple and white ceramic snuff bottle. A short narrow neck with a beaded rim surmounts an elongated cylindrical body flaring outwards slightly towards a circular base. Body presents a continuous design of two robed seated figures playing a board game whilst a third smaller figure serves tea. Base exhibits mark of Qianlong Emperor (1736-1796 AD) in orange glaze.
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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): 30 x 74mm
Named collection
Other Id
C1972.106
C1957.21
2/57
172
Catalogue number
C1972.106
Accession number
1957.2.22

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