Skip to main content

Snuff bottle: MAR.O.263 & A-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Enamel on metal with Famille Rose enamels with panels of European subjects, surrounded with formalized floral borders on an eggshell blue ground.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Qing Dynasty
1760 - 1880

School or Style

famille rose

Materials used in production

Metal
Enamel

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: seven petals
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.O.263 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 168444
Snuff bottle list: M.91
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 January 2016 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Snuff bottle" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/168444 Accessed: 2022-12-09 18:30:00

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/168444 |title=Snuff bottle |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-09 18:30:00|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-168444

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Snuff bottle

Accession Number: O.216 & A-1936

Snuff bottle

Accession Number: O.168 & A-1936

Snuff bottle

Accession Number: O.50 & A-1936

Snuff bottle

Accession Number: O.179 & A-1936

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...