Bottle: snuff

Description
One glazed blue 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. Neck and base embellished with doubled blue rings. Body presents a continuous botanical design. Base exhibits mark of Qianlong Emperor (1736-1796 AD).
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Provenance details
HOPAI PROVINCE
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.
Measurements
Dimensions (Dia x Thickness): 29 x 80mm
Named collection
Other Id
C1957.457
E137.76
Catalogue number
C1957.457
E137.76
Accession number
19XX.1.1167

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