Earthenware Jar, Chinese, alcohol; unknown maker; ?; RX.2018.16.2
Earthenware Jar, Chinese, alcoholAbout this object
This bottle is believed to have been brought over by the Chinese settlers who were an important part of the Central Otago gold rush. It was most likely used to store alcohol at around 23% proof.Maker
processed material, ceramic, potteryInscription and Marks
Base has some markings but it is unclear if they are intentional or just an imperfection as part of the making process.Measurements
h 155mm x diam 125mm
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