Earthenware Jar, Chinese, alcohol; unknown maker; ?; RX.2018.16.3

Name/Title

Earthenware Jar, Chinese, alcohol

About 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

unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

unknown

Place Made

Asia, China

Medium and Materials

processed material, ceramic, pottery

Inscription and Marks

None

Measurements

h 155mm x diam 125mm
442g

Object Type

containers

Object number

RX.2018.16.3

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
Alcohol
Chinese
Gold Rush
Mining
Pottery

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