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Snuff bottle: O.133-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Porcelain decorated with Famille Rose enamels and moulded with shou lao holding the peach of immortality, with a crane, bat and ling zhi fungus. The reverse with two figures, all on a wave ground in green enamel. The sides have the Buddhist emblems and are covered with a coral glaze. The foot and neck have metal mounts.
The base with the four character mark of the Jiaqing emperor.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.


Qing Dynasty
Jiaqing (1796-1820)
1796 - 1820

Components of the work

Mounts composed of metal

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Four character mark of the Jiaqing emperor
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.133-1946
Primary reference Number: 168567
Oscar Raphael: 7
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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