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Snuff bottle: O.138-1946

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Factory)

Description

Porcelain decorated with underglaze blue and rouge des jer with five-clawed dragons amidst waves and clouds, the base with the six-character seal mark of the Ming Chenghua emperor.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
1800 CE - 1880 CE

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Underglaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.138-1946
Primary reference Number: 168572
Oscar Raphael: 16
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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