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Snuff bottle: O.87 & A-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Glass single overlay of red on semi-translucent white carved with birds perched in a prunus tree, the stopper matching and original.
Bottles of this shape are based on the form of the Qing dynasty hat-feather holder.

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.

Dating

19th Century-20th Century#
1800 - 1920

Materials used in production

Glass

Techniques used in production

Overlaid
Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.87 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 168489
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 December 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Snuff bottle" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/168489 Accessed: 2024-03-03 17:24:08

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