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Chinese jade snuff bottle inscribed with calligraphy

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An image of Snuff Bottle. Nephrite of even white colour incised with calligraphy consisting of four lines, each with five characters on both back and front. The stopper matching and original. The base is incised with the four-character seal mark of the Qianlong emperor. Nephrite, height 4.6 cm. Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Chinese.

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Snuff Bottle. Nephrite of even white colour incised with calligraphy consisting of four lines, each with five characters on both back and front. The stopper matching and original. The base is incised with the four-character seal mark of the Qianlong emperor. Nephrite, height 4.6 cm. Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.32.1 & A-1938
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 661 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 283.98kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2008:03:05 12:13:20

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18th Century bottle calligraphic calligraphy characters Chinese Fitz_AA incised jade language lidded nephrite Qianlong Dynasty Qianlong Period script snuff snuff bottle stopper texts tobacco

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rgb(184,181,169), rgb(18,18,18), rgb(106,110,110), rgb(225,226,226), rgb(84,83,85), rgb(140,136,111), rgb(76,84,83), rgb(132,131,135), rgb(76,76,84), rgb(101,97,73), rgb(228,221,210)

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