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

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




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


Qing Dynasty
1760 - 1880

School or Style

famille rose

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


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
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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

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