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Staffordshire agate scent flask in the shape of a snail's shell

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An image of Scent flask. Agate ware. Staffordshire factory. Salt-glazed dark brown and off-white agateware. Circular in the shape of a snail's shell, with on one side a small screw stopper, and on the other, a projection scored with a cross which enables the bottle to be stood up with the diameter vertical. Circa 1745-1755. Rococo.

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Scent flask. Agate ware. Staffordshire factory. Salt-glazed dark brown and off-white agateware. Circular in the shape of a snail's shell, with on one side a small screw stopper, and on the other, a projection scored with a cross which enables the bottle to be stood up with the diameter vertical. Circa 1745-1755. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: C.565-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 85
  • Camera: NIKON D800
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 893 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 200.84kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2014:03:07 14:23:06

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18th Century Artist/Maker Artistic Movement Date Department English Fitz_AA Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Roccoco Rococo Staffordshire Pottery Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd agate ware circular flask glazed perfume bottle round salt-glazed scent flask snail shell snails

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