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Snuff bottle: O.161 & A-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Porcelain decorated with famille rose enamels and moulded with a dragon and phoenix. The ground pierced through to reveal the inner body.
The base with an illegible four-character seal mark (possibly of the Jiaqing emperor or his reign?)

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Jiaqing (1796-1820)
1796 - 1820

Materials used in production

Enamels
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Piercing
Enamelling

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Illegible four-character seal mark
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.161 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 168552
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 December 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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